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DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

Construction Industry Forum

Territory Road Strategy and Management




Presentation



30

May

2013

Ernie Wanka

Executive Director Roads

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au


Strategic Context for the Roads Strategy


Challenges and $’s


Strategy Themes and Actions


Australian Government Funding and
Submissions


Conclusions


Questions


INTRODUCTION

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
Cut
Labor’s

waste and reduce debt

2.
Strengthen law and order

3.
Grow a ‘3
-
Hub’ economy

-

mining and energy; tourism and education; food and
exports.

4.
Plan properly for the future of the Northern Territory

5.
Be accountable




STRATEGIC CONTEXT FOR NT ROADS STRATEGY

STRONG, 5 POINT PLAN

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

STRATEGIC CONTEXT FOR NT ROADS STRATEGY

STRATEGIC PRIORITIES


PRIORITY THEMES


5 POINT PLAN

3.

Grow a ‘3
-
Hub’ economy

-

mining and energy; tourism and education; food and exports.

4.

Plan properly for the future of the Northern Territory


DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

CHALLENGES AND $s


LARGE AREA

1.3 Million Km
2

50% of Land Mass is
Aboriginal Land

POPULATION




230,000

Transport task is
growing

Traffic Mix


LARGE NETWORK


36,000 KM

Majority of Roads
Unsealed (76%)


Climactic conditions

-

Tropical North
(Cyclones)

-

Arid Centre
(Droughts)

Poor Road Safety
Statistics

Aging Network

I

Increasing User
Expectations

High Construction
Costs

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

CHALLENGES AND $s

Program

($m)

Cash

($m)

National Networks

Territory Roads

Total


79.4

113.1

56.6

78.0

192.6

134.6

Australian Govt

$’
s

Northern Territory $’s

93.8

40.8

TOTAL

134.6

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

Program

($m)

National Networks

Territory Roads

Total


20.919


73.945

94.864

Australian Govt

$’
s

Northern Territory $’s

18.919

75.945

TOTAL

94.864

CHALLENGES AND $s

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
NT Urban Arterial Roads Strategy
-

new /upgrading major roads in urban
centres

2.
Investigate innovative project and program delivery methodologies

3.
Work with the Planning Commission

4.
Develop road networks in Major Remote Towns in line with new town
plans

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
Develop high standard access to ports and rail heads (e.g. Duplication of
Berrimah Road to Port)

2.
Facilitate major industrial and commercial developments

(e.g.
Ichthys

Project)

3.
Explore user pays and cost sharing arrangements

4.
Upgrade arterial roads to support primary industries (e.g. Central
Arnhem Road)

5.
Develop road network supporting tourism (Tourism
Masterplan
/
Australia’s Timeless North)

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
Implement Regional Roads Productivity Package ($106 million NBP2)

2.
Implement the Roads to Recovery Program

-

$23 million NTG / $28 million to local government councils

3.
Develop employment and training capacity in remote road contracts

4.
Develop options for better management of local roads

5.
Resolve road corridor land tenure on Aboriginal land

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
Implement Road Safety and Fatigue
Management Program on the National
Network

2.
Urban Traffic Management
Improvements

3.
AG
Blackspot

Program ($1M per year)
and HVSPP

4.
NT Roads


Safety amenities


Truck
Parking, Rest Areas

5.
Improve Road Condition Reporting

6.
Delivery of Road Safety Education and
Awareness Programs

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

Asset Management

1.
National Network

-

Pavement Strengthening and Widening ($32.8M)

-

Repairs and Maintenance ($21M)

2.
NT Roads Rural and Urban Arterials and Secondary Local Roads
Pavement Strengthening and Widening ($5M)

3.
NT Roads Repairs and Maintenance ($74M)

4.
Continue condition surveys and analysis



at network level to measure performance

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

The Environment

1.
Review and implement
Cyclepath

plans for

Darwin, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine

and Tennant Creek

2.
Continue to implement Landscape Plans for

urban areas
-

Katherine, Tennant Creek and

Alice Springs


STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

1.
Commenced operating in Queensland on 21 January 2013 offering
a limited range of services (NHV accreditation on Performance
Based Standards)

2.
Jurisdictions are working towards 1 September 2013 to endorse the
NHVR to operate nationally

3.
NT Government is not yet convinced that the benefits outweigh the
costs


National Heavy Vehicle Regulator

STRATEGIC THEMES AND ACTIONS

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING AND SUBMISSIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

NATION BUILDING PROGRAM 2

The Nation Building Program 2 will commence in 2014
-
15 for another
5 year program

The Australian Government have committed to two Nation Building 2 projects:


The Regional Roads Productivity Package ($106 million); and


Tiger Brennan Drive CBD to Berrimah Road Duplication ($103 million)


Plus a commitment to fund repairs and maintenance on the National Network

In the 2013
-
14 Australian Government Budget announcements, the funding has
dropped from $474 million for the five years from 2008
-
09 to 2013
-
14 to almost
half this amount to $244 million

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING AND SUBMISSIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

Road
Projects



Australian Government

$90
m



Northern Territory
Government

$16m



Total Package $106m

Roper Highway.
High level bridges

over the
Roper and Wilton Rivers

Port Keats
Road

-

flood immunity
improvement at Moyle River Floodplain

Santa Teresa Road


commence sealing

from Santa Teresa to Alice Springs

Buntine Highway

-

targeted strengthening,
widening and sealing works

Arnhem Link Road

-

upgrade 30 km low
standard flat
-
bladed track to gravel
standard

Central Arnhem Road


construction of
new bridge over Rocky Bottom Creek

Regional Roads Productivity Package

Regional Infrastructure Fund




1. Supporting Resource Sector Development
Planning Report
-

$1.5m


Transport Infrastructure


Utilities (power, water and waste water) for
Communities that support mining


General community Infrastructure for
Communities that support mining or regional
hubs


2. Upgrades to the Tanami Road
-

$100 to $300m


Application submitted under the newly
developed Remote Indigenous Policy
Framework


Six options were identified to upgrade the road


All options included extending the seal for
various lengths


DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT FUNDING AND SUBMISSIONS

DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

CONCLUSION


The challenge is to implement the strategy and
improve the management of the road network



Monitoring and management systems in place


Sustainability in terms of capital and maintenance
investment by implementing “whole of life” costing
principles and maximising available resources


Partnerships and Innovations


DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORT

www.nt.gov.au

Thank you

-

Questions?