29 Sep 2015
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure will be undertaking work from today to secure a rock to maintain the safety of road users on Gorge Road.
The rock is located on a hill located approximately 300 m west of Torrens Hill Road, and the work is expected to take around two weeks to complete.
One lane will be closed during the day, and portable traffic signals will be in place to direct motorists, and maintain safety for all road users.
Temporary speed restrictions will be in place, and 60km/h signs will be extended after work hours as concrete barriers will remain on site.
Motorists are asked to drive with care and observe speed limits when contractors are on site.
DPTI thanks motorists for their patience while these important works are carried out.
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.