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Outback Highway commitment: seal could start 2016/17

The Outback Highway Development Council says the commitment of $11m a year for three years from the Coalition would bring the $512m project on track for the start of full sealing in 2016/17, according general manager Helen Lewis. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

 

UPDATE 1:30 pm

Alice Springs Mayor Damien Ryan, who is the deputy chair of the highway council,  says the huge difference in construction cost in the NT, when compared with WA and Queensland, could be an argument in favour of re-introducing road construction into local government works departments.

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