Buntine Highway

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Buntine Highway
Western AustraliaNorthern Territory
Map of north-western Australia with Buntine Highway highlighted in red
General information
Type Rural road
Length 570 km (354 mi)
Route number(s)
  • National Route 96 (WA/NT border – Victoria Highway)
  • B96 (future route number in Northern Territory)
Former
route number
National Route 80 (NicholsonTop Springs)
Major junctions
West end Duncan Road, Nicholson, Western Australia
  Buchanan Highway (National Route 80)
East end Victoria Highway (National Highway 1), Willeroo, Northern Territory
Location(s)
Major settlements Kalkaringi, Wave Hill, Top Springs

The Buntine Highway is a 570-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]

See also[edit]

Australia road sign W5-29.svg Australian Roads portal

References[edit]

  1. ^ Department of Transport (April 1998). "Map of all NT Roads" (PDF). Northern Territory Government. Archived (PDF) from the original 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.