In March the Northern Territory Labor Government awarded $54 million in construction contracts to local businesses creating approximately 240 local jobs, according to a statement released on 19 April.
The Federal Government has allocated $33.3 million to the Northern Territory for new road safety upgrades and improvements under the first round of the $2 billion Road Safety Program.
The $58 million Keep River Road project has been completed with upgrades to 13.4 kilometres of the road and a bridge over Keep River.
Construction has begun on a new two lane bridge and accompanying approach roads over the Rocky Creek Crossing in Borroloola, Northern Territory.
Palumpa, Borroloola and Belyuen in the Northern Territory will receive airstrip upgrades as part of $650,000 in funding under the Federal Government's Remote Airstrip Upgrade Program.