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Tanami Road Upgrades

Halls Creek, Sturt Creek


  • Road

    Project type
  • $42.75 million

    Total budget
  • In Planning

    Project phase
  • Main Roads WA

    Lead agency
  • 190

    Jobs supported

Tanami Road is 1,013 kilometres long, linking Alice Springs in the Northern Territory to the Great Northern Highway, near Halls Creek, in Western Australia.

The 309km section in WA is unsealed (except for a small section near Sturt Creek). Upgrades will include reforming the road formation, existing roadside drainage and construction of gravel sheeting.


  • Improve the transport network across Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Queensland
  • Increased regional connectivity and reduce travel times
  • Improved access to health and social services

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