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$100 million NT road sealing contract awarded

The Northern Territory has awarded a $100 million panel contract to five contractors over the next five years for bitumen resurfacing works across the Northern Territory’s road networks

The businesses that have won the panel contract include Downer EDI Works, Boral Asphalt NT, F & J Bitumen Services, NT Bitumen and Asphalt, Top Coat Asphalt and Fulton Hogan Industries.

The bituminous works will be carried out across the whole of NT, including Central Australia, the Barkly, Big Rivers and Top End regions, and includes urban roads in Darwin, Palmerston and Litchfield.

The contract is split into a series of schedules and includes large asphalt works, large resealing works, smaller asphalt works such as footpaths and carparks as well as smaller resealing jobs.

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“In the Territory our roads are vital lifelines that connect communities, and provide work for Territorians and their families,” NT minister for infrastructure, planning and logistics Joel Bowden says.

“The Territory Labor government is ensuring quick response time for roads that are damaged and impacted by weather events.

“Sealing roads across the breadth of the Northern Territory is a priority of the Territory Labor government and makes our roads safer for Territorians and visitors.

“We will continue to invest in our roads, to ensure we continue to improve year-round connectivity and unlock economic opportunities here in the NT.”

 

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