Buntine Highway

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Buntine Highway

Northern Territory
Map of north-western Australia with Buntine Highway highlighted in red
General information
TypeRural road
Length581 km (361 mi)
Route number(s)
  • National Route 96 (WA/NT border – Victoria Highway)
  • B96 (future route number in Northern Territory)
route number
National Route 80 (NicholsonTop Springs)
Major junctions
West endDuncan Road, Nicholson, Western Australia
  Buchanan Highway (National Route 80)
East end Victoria Highway (National Highway 1), Willeroo, Northern Territory
Major settlementsKalkaringi, Wave Hill, Top Springs

The Buntine Highway is a 581-kilometre highway in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. It runs from the Victoria Highway via Top Springs and Kalkarindji and then to Nicholson, Western Australia.[1] The section from the Victoria Highway to Kalkaringi is a single-lane sealed road with a few dual-lane sections; the remaining section is unsealed.[2] Funding for maintenance is provided by the Northern Territory government.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The only major intersection on this road is with the Buchanan Highway (National Route 80) at Top Springs.

See also[edit]

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  1. ^ Department of Transport (April 1998). "Map of all NT Roads" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 May 2013. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
  2. ^ Hema, Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland: Hema Maps. p. 98. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.
  3. ^ "Funding for NT roads". 24 April 2010. Archived from the original on 6 March 2014. Retrieved 6 March 2014.