16 Feb 2016
Safety will soon be improved for motorists with street lighting to be upgraded on Happy Valley Drive.
The project will improve night time safety with the installation of new light emitting diode (LED), low energy use street lighting on Happy Valley Drive, between Black Road and Manning Road.
The works are scheduled to commence today, Tuesday, 16 February 2016 and are expected to be completed by early May 2016, weather permitting.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) advises that a 25 km/h speed restriction will be in place while workers are on site and road users are asked to exercise extra caution when workers are on site.
This $786 000 safety initiative is funded by the Australian Government’s Black Spot Programme.
DPTI thanks road users for their cooperation and patience while these important works are undertaken.
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.