16 Apr 2015
Safety for road users on the Mannum Road will soon be improved with resurfacing works commencing from Thursday, 16 April 2015.
The resurfacing works will include a total of 80 metres on the Mannum Road approximately 15 kilometres south of Mannum at the intersection of Wagenknecht and Rathjen Roads.
The work will be carried-out between 7.00 am and 5.30 pm, until the end of April, weather permitting. A 25 km/h speed restriction and some minor lane restrictions will apply when workers are on site, with a maximum 80km/h speed restriction in place until the pavement marking is complete.
The works are being carried out at a cost of $60,000 as part of the State Government’s Periodic Road Maintenance Program.
The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to incidents of object throwing.
The South Australian Registrar of Motor Vehicles will refuse the registration of light vehicles fitted with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators from 1 November 2018 until they are rectified to ensure the safety of all road users.
The lowered motorway constructed as part of the $801 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project Torrens will be opened to traffic on Saturday 29 September.
Preliminary works for the upgrade of the Main North Road intersection with Dalkeith Road and Smith Road are currently underway, with Telstra early works to commence from Wednesday 5 September.