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    Weekend expressway closures: The Southern Expressway will be closed on weekends until project completion in mid 2014 to progress critical works.

    Inter-peak expressway closures:  The Southern Expressway is currently closed on weekdays between 9.30 am and 3.30 pm for duplication works.


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    Sherriffs Road / Brodie Road North intersection

    From the morning of Friday 18 July 2014, traffic will be diverted from the current Brodie Road North access road to the new Sherriffs Road northbound on-ramp alignment. This will be a permanent traffic shift and the existing access road will be closed off.

    Please see the traffic restrictions page for further information.


    Main South Road / Panalatinga Road / Southern Expressway Intersection Access Change, July 2014

    Works will be undertaken from Friday 11 July until late July 2014 to connect the entrance of the new duplicated Southern Expressway to the Panalatinga Road / Main South Road intersection at Reynella.

    To facilitate these works, the current northbound on-ramp will be realigned and motorists will be required to temporarily access the Southern Expressway via traffic lights situated north of the existing ramp entrance.

    Please see the traffic restrictions page for further information.


    Main South Road / Southern Expressway junction, Old Noarlunga traffic restrictions, from 8 July 2014

    From Tuesday 8 July 2014 until late July / early August 2014 works will be undertaken to complete the new northbound Southern Expressway entry ramp at the intersection of Main South Road, Old Noarlunga, for the Southern Expressway Duplication project.

    During the works, the western lane of Main South Road will be temporarily closed between River Road and the Southern Expressway entrance - meaning that access onto the expressway from Main South Road will be reduced to one lane.

    Please see the traffic restrictions page for a map and further information.


    Marion Road Interchange – northbound exit-ramp works, Monday 19 May until late July 2014

    Works to construct the new northbound exit ramp at the Marion Road Interchange will be undertaken between Monday 19 May 2014 and late July 2014.

    Pedestrian and cyclist access on Marion Road between Main South Road and Ralph Street, Sturt will be temporarily diverted to the eastern side of Marion Road.

    The bus shelter on Marion Road under the Southern Expressway bridge will also be temporarily out of service.

    Traffic on Marion Road will be maintained in each direction at all times, however there will be lane restrictions and reduced speed limits in place. Advanced warning signs will notify road users of the changes.

    Please see the traffic restrictions page for further information.


    Marion Road Interchange works for Southern Expressway duplication

    Work to modify the Marion Road Interchange is currently being undertaken and scheduled for completion in late July 2014.

    The work involves constructing the new expressway bridge and new south-bound off ramp and modifying the existing ramp.

    Weekend closures of Marion road will occur in early 2014 to enable bridge beams and decks to be installed.


    Temporary closure of Southern Expressway arrestor bed, Darlington - 30 October 2013 to mid 2014

    The heavy vehicle arrestor bed on the Southern Expressway at Darlington will be temporarily closed from Wednesday 30 October 2013 until mid 2014 to allow for the construction of the new northbound carriageway of the Southern Expressway.

    View the media release (94 KB) for more information.

    Please see the traffic restrictions page for a plan showing the construction of a new arrestor bed north of Seacombe Road and parallel to the Marion Road off-ramp.

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Media Releases

Brodie Road traffic diversion and weekend closure
(162.1KB) 16 July 2014

Southern Expressway interpeak closures extended during school holidays
(59.1KB) 8 July 2014

Update: Southern Expressway Duplication Project Weekend Works
(137.9KB) 27 June 2014

Southern Expressway Duplication Project Weekend Works
(138.6KB)  18 June 2014

Brodie Road North weekend closure
(42.4KB)  13 June 2014

Media release archive

Marion Road Interchange - Northbound exit-ramp works from Monday 19 May 2014
(403.2KB)  16 May 2014

New Southern Expressway pedestrian bridge canopies capture local environment and history
(403.2KB)  16 May 2014

Night works at the intersection of Main South Road and Panalatinga Road
(137.4KB)  13 May 2014

Honeypot Road Bridge to reopen on 9 May 2014
(139.4KB)  5 May 2014

Southern Expressway open Easter and ANZAC Day long weekends (402.5KB)  16 April 2014

Southern Expressway speed and lane restrictions
(90.5KB)  25 February 2014

Boost for Southern Expressway Construction in January
64KB)  23 December 2013

Marion Road and Sherriffs Road Temporary Weekend Closures
(44.7KB)  11 December 2013

Sherriffs Road weekend closure for Southern Expressway Works
(40.3KB)  20 November 2013

Sherriffs Road weekend closure for Southern Expressway works
(42.6KB)  12 November 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend closure
(42.6KB)  7 November 2013

Southern Expressway Saturday closure
(42KB)  1 November 2013

Temporary closure of Southern Expressway Arrestor Bed, Darlington
(94KB)  29 October 2013

Southern Expressway additional speed and lane restrictions
(40.2KB)  24 October 2013

Upgrade works at Panalatinga Road / Kenihans Road / Old South Road Intersection, Reynella
(40.5KB)  18 October 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure
(43KB)  18 October 2013

Southern Expressway Community Open Day
11 October 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure
11 October 2013

Honeypot Road, Hackham West bridge closure
11 October 2013

Southern Expressway gives rise to new life
02 October 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure
19 September 2013

Southern Expressway improves riding for the disabled
10 September 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure
10 September 2013

Southern Expressway and Main South Road weekend closure and restrictions
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9 August 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure
15 August 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closure 
10 August 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closures 
18 July 2013

Flaxmill Road, Christie Downs bridge closure 
3 July 2013

Southern Expressway Weekend Closures 
28 June 2013

Southern Expressway and Marion Road Weekend Closures 
18 June 2013

Rescheduled - Southern Expressway - Seacombe Road Overnight Closure 
07 June 2013

Southern Expressway - Seacombe Road Overnight Closure 
30 May 2013

Southern Expressway - Weekend partial closure for Beach Road works 
30 May 2013

Marion Road Interchange works for Southern Expressway duplication 
17 May 2013

Southern Expressway - O'Sullivan Beach Road restrictions 
17 May 2013

Southern Expressway Duplication hits halfway mark 
2 May 2013

Southern Expressway - extended inter-peak closure 
24 April 2013

Sherriffs Road interchange works for Southern Expressway 
19 April 2013

Southern Expressway traffic restrictions 
08 April 2013

Southern Expressway restrictions Saturday 6th April 
05 April 2013

Temporary closure of Lander Road at the Southern Expressway bridge 
13 March 2013

Majors Road, O'Halloran Hill bridge closure 
06 March 2013

Southern Expressway Duplication reaches milestone 
04 March 2013

Southern Expressway - weekend closure and extended inter-peak closure
19 February 2013

Southern Expressway - weekend closure and speed limits
14 February 2013

Delay to O'Sullivan Beach Road opening
11 February 2013

Southern Expressway - extended inter-peak closure
5 February 2013

Traffic restrictions for controlled blast
4 February 2013

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
30 January 2013

Southern Expressway closed
23 January 2013

Southern Expressway pedestrian path closure for extension works
22 January 2013

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
11 January 2013

Weekend closures for Southern Expressway
9 January 2013

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
7 January 2013

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway 
12 December 2012

Community Open Days, 9th and 11th December
30 November 2012

Peppermint and Perry Path closed to fast-track work
30 November 2012

Lander Road to re-open on 1 December 2012
23 November 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
23 November 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
12 November 2012

Weekend closure for Southern Expressway and speed limit change
7 November 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway and Sturt River bridge beam delivery
2 November 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
24 October 2012

Safe Work Week: drive carefully through roadworks
22 October 2012

Extended inter-peak closures For Southern Expressway
22 October 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
15 October 2012

Flaxmill Road Truck Crossing, Christie Downs
12 October 2012

Controlled blasting for Southern Expressway
5 October 2012

Southern Expressway interpeak closure on Thursday 27 September 2012
25 September 2012

Southern Expressway closure on Saturday 22 September 2012
17 September 2012

Update: Southern Expressway closures tomorrow and this weekend
12 September 2012

Southern Expressway lane closure
11 September 2012

Southern Expressway closures for bridge works
10 September 2012

Expressway changeover extension and upcoming controlled blast
7 September 2012

Southern Expressway closure
28 August 2012

Lander Road closed for Southern Expressway works
13 August 2012

Expressway closure and August construction
2 August 2012

Moore Road, Reynella bridge closure
24 July 2012

New traffic modifications as expressway blasts off
10 July 2012

Boost for indigenous employment
29 June 2012

Beach Road changed traffic conditions
8 June 2012

Southern Expressway breaking new ground
8 June 2012

Southern Expressway weekend closure
31 May 2012

Southern Expressway Duplication Open Days
28 March 2012