- North-South Corridor
- Road Management Plans
- Strzelecki Track Upgrade and Sealing Project
- Goodwood, Springbank and Daws Road Intersection Upgrade
- 'Hahndorf Township Strategic Traffic Planning Study' and 'Hahndorf Township Improvements and Access Upgrade Project'
- Port Wakefield Overpass and Highway Duplication
- Joy Baluch AM Bridge Duplication
- Flagstaff Road Upgrade
- Golden Grove Road Upgrade
- Cross Road and Fullarton Road Intersection Upgrade
- Portrush and Magill Road Intersection Upgrade
- Glen Osmond Road and Fullarton Road Intersection Upgrade
- State-Wide Road Improvement and Renewal Works
- Modernising Road Maintenance
- Main North Road and Nottage Terrace Intersection Upgrade
- Grand Junction, Hampstead and Briens Road Intersection Upgrade
- Mitcham Hills Road Corridor Upgrade
- Adelaide Hills Intersections Upgrade Initiative
- South Australian Rural Roads Safety Package
- South Eastern Freeway Pavement Rehabilitation: Tollgate to Crafers
- South Australian Rural Highway Corridor Upgrades
- North East Road and South Para Road Junction Upgrade
- Gorge Road and Silkes Road Junction Upgrade
- Nairne Intersection Upgrade
- Fleurieu Connections
- Angle Vale Riverbanks College Junction Upgrades
- Aldinga Payinthi College Intersection Upgrade
- Transport Network Planning Studies Program
- Marion Road and Sir Donald Bradman Drive Intersection Upgrade
- Sturt Highway Corridor Upgrade
- Salisbury Highway Asphalt Resurfacing Works
- Regional North-South Freight Route Upgrade
- Truro Bypass Project
- Port Road between Grand Junction Road and Earle Avenue, Cheltenham
- Horrocks Highway Upgrades
- APY Lands Main Access Road Upgrade
- Long Valley Road Improvement Works
- Majors Road Upgrade
- Brighton Road Intersection Upgrades
Horrocks Highway Upgrades
The Horrocks Highway Corridor Upgrade is focussed on upgrading the 245 kilometres length of highway between Wilmington and Gawler, to improve safety, connectivity and freight efficiency, whilst importantly creating jobs.
Works include shoulder sealing, pavement rehabilitation, lane widening, sealing of local road approaches, new overtaking lanes and overtaking lane extensions, bridge upgrades, safety barrier, Audio Tactile Line Marking (ATLM) on edge-lines and centreline and improvements to the Gladstone rail corridor and level crossing.
To date, $94.8 million has been committed for improvements to the Horrocks Highway, which is jointly funded by the Australian and South Australian governments (80:20).
The funding programs include:
- $55 million from the Horrocks Highway Corridor program, which forms part of the $330 million South Australian Rural Roads (SARR) Package.
- $1.1 million from the first stimulus Targeted Road Safety Works, which forms part of the $144.5 million Road Infrastructure Safety Package.
- $38.7 million from the second stimulus works $315 million Road Safety Package.
Pavement Widening, Overlay and Shoulder sealing extension works between Wilmington to Murray Town along Horrocks Highway will cease during the Christmas break and continue from mid-January 2022.
The Wilmington to Murray Town project section is nearing completion, final surfacing commenced in late November and will be completed, along-with new line-marking in early 2022, weather permitting.
Speed restrictions will apply over the Christmas break, and road users are asked to use extra caution when maintenance workers are on site, follow the directions of traffic controllers and observe traffic signage and speed restrictions when travelling through the area.
Estimated Start Date
Expected Completion Date (weather permitting)
Between Wilmington and Yacka
Approximately 59km of shoulder sealing and pavement rehabilitation.
Between Clare and Templers
New overtaking lanes and overtaking lane extensions.
Little Spring Creek, Spring Creek, south of Wilmington
Bridge upgrades – to remove constraints preventing the use of freight vehicles.
Horrocks Highway level crossing
Upgrades to the Gladstone rail corridor and level crossing to address extended periods of flashing rail signals whilst rail movements occur near the Horrocks Highway level crossing.
Second quarter of 2022
Between Wilmington and Templers
Road safety improvements including shoulder sealing, pavement rehabilitation, safety barrier upgrades, directional signage replacements, centreline treatments and audio tactile line marking.
Between Gladstone and Goyder Highway, and between Murray Town and Wirrabara
Installation of safety barrier at various locations.
Between Templers and Roseworthy
Sealing of local road approaches.
Between Melrose and Wirrabara, between Goyder Highway and Yacka and between RM Williams Way and Clare.
Installation of Audio Tactile Line Marking.
Improved Road Lighting.
Between Wirrabara and Yacka
Approximately 28km of shoulder sealing.
RM Williams Way junction to Clare
Approximately 8km of shoulder sealing and pavement rehabilitation.
Clare to Undalya (south of Auburn)
Approximately 27km of shoulder sealing and pavement rehabilitation.
Melrose to Murray Town
Approximately 8km of pavement rehabilitation
Undalya to Giles Corner
Approximately 18km of shoulder sealing and pavement rehabilitation.
Stone Cutter Road junction to Bungaree Road junction (near Rochester)
Approximately 9km of pavement rehabilitation and shoulder sealing.
Following the completion of re-sealing and pavement rehabilitation works speed restrictions remain in place on the newly resurfaced section of road to enable excess bitumen on the new surface to be worn to a safe texture level (this is in relation to the skid resistance of the road surface), prior to the posted speed limit being reinstated.
The Department will continue to tailor community engagement opportunities in line with the latest COVID-19 advice from health authorities.
Face-to-face engagement opportunities may be restricted and we will continue to be guided by the advice of health authorities, with the health and safety of our stakeholders always our highest priority.
Engagement with community and industry is crucial and we will facilitate information sessions as much as possible to enable face to face engagement. It is important to assist in managing these events that you register as requested to enable physical distancing as much as possible.
The project team will provide construction updates and work notifications via social media, letterbox drops, emails and the Project website. We are also available to speak via telephone (1300 103 456).
We encourage the community to register for email updates.
For more information or to register your interest please contact the project team:
- email email@example.com
- telephone 1300 794 880