Roystonea Avenue third lane

In addition to the Northern Territory Government's current works on road improvements in Palmerston, the City of Palmerston will be responsible for construction of Stage 2 of The Boulevard, Palmerston City Centre. These works including road pavement, storm water drainage, street lighting, footpaths and landscaping. For further information on this project visit the City of Palmerston website.

The upgrade of Roystonea Avenue considers the growing traffic demands for the future Palmerston Regional Hospital and other nearby developments such as the Gateway Shopping Centre, Yarrawonga Precinct, Maluka and Palmerston City Centre Development. 

It also caters for the growth of Palmerston and the Greater Darwin area as the new and future planned subdivisions become populated.

Benefits

The project will once complete:

  • maintain future traffic flow along Roystonea Avenue
  • provide improved arterial connectivity to existing and future developments located south of the Palmerston CBD
  • improve the level of service along the new Palmerston Hospital route
  • address traffic congestion and road safety issues.

Project timeline

The project is due for completion January 2017.

Project scope

Roystonea Avenue: Tiger Brennan Off-ramp to Temple Terrace intersection:

  • construction of third lane
  • increased capacity of lanes for traffic turning
  • modifications and upgrading of traffic signals
  • resurfacing the intersection
  • upgrading the street lighting and relocation of existing street lights
  • shared pedestrian and cycle paths including safe crossing at the intersection.

Construction of a new intersection at the new development:

  • construction of intersection
  • installing traffic signals
  • upgrading street lighting.

Upgrade intersection of Yarrawonga Road / Packard Avenue:

  • increased capacity of lanes
  • modifications and upgrading of traffic signals
  • resurfacing the intersection
  • upgrading street lighting.

Upgrade intersection of University Avenue:

  • increased capacity of lanes for traffic turning
  • modifications and upgrading of traffic signals
  • resurfacing the intersection
  • upgrading street lighting.

Upgrade intersection of The Boulevard:

  • increased capacity of lanes
  • installation of traffic signals
  • resurfacing intersection.

Diagram of Roystonea Avenue third lane 

Current works

Construction is underway.

Contact

You can contact Ben Langdon, senior project manager, either by:

Latest news

Update 5: 18 August 2016

Night asphalt works recommence Tuesday 23 August on Roystonea Avenue on the inbound and outbound lanes from The Boulevard intersection to the Tiger Brennan Drive overpass. To allow for works, Roystonea Avenue will have lane closures with one lane operational at all times. The work is expected to continue for 2 weeks. To minimise disruption to traffic, works will take place at night between 6pm to 6am. Keep up to date with the latest road works on www.facebook.com/roadreportnt

Update 4: 13 May 2016

From Tuesday 17 May, a temporary speed restriction of 60km/hr will be in place on the inbound and outbound lanes from the Tiger Brennan Drive overpass Palmerston to Inverway Circuit, Johnston.

Update 3: 27 April 2016

On Wednesday 27 and Thursday 28 April between 7pm and 5am vegetation clearing will take place on Roystonea Avenue from the Tiger Brennan Drive
overpass Palmerston to the Temple Terrace intersection.

Update 2: 29 February 2016

Works will soon start on the construction of the third lane on Roystonea Avenue between the Tiger Brennan Drive overpass, Palmerston and Temple Terrace intersection:

Update 1: 26 February 2015

Works will soon start on the construction of the third lane on Roystonea Avenue between the Tiger Brennan Drive overpass, Palmerston and Temple Terrace intersection:

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Last updated: 19 August 2016