27 Feb 2018
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will commence road works tomorrow to upgrade the intersection of Riddoch Highway (Penola Road) and Wandilo Forest Road-Ridge Road in the State’s south east.
The project is designed to significantly improve the safety of this intersection for all road users.
The intersection, approximately nine kilometres north of Mount Gambier, and its adjoining roads form part of the B-double Higher Mass Limit heavy vehicle network in South Australia.
For heavy vehicles, the upgrade will:
Works will be undertaken both weekdays and weekends and are expected to be completed in April 2018, weather permitting.
Speed limits will be in place during construction works to ensure the safety of road workers and the travelling public.
Works are continuing on the upgrade of the Kilsby Road junctions in Mount Gambier which are planned for completion in April 2018.
The Kilsby Road junctions upgrade will provide suitable access for 26 metre B-double HML vehicles to the entire 2.5 kilometre length of Kilsby Road as a heavy vehicle link with safe turning movements at the junctions.
Traffic delays can be expected and please take care when travelling through work zones.
The South Australian Government is committed to the introduction of a heavy vehicle inspection scheme to identify, monitor and mitigate un-roadworthiness of heavy vehicles on South Australian roads.
As part of Operation Moving Traffic, extended clearways will be installed on Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton Road and Main North Road to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion during the morning and afternoon peak periods.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be improving safety and traffic flow on Montague Road at the Port Wakefield Road intersection with Churchill Road North at Cavan.
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will commence night works on Sunday, 18 March 2018, to upgrade the intersection of Anzac Highway, Brighton Road and Tapleys Hill Road.