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North East Road and South Para Road Junction Upgrade

About the Project

The South Australian Government has committed $4.4 million to improve safety for all road users by upgrading the junction of North East Road and South Para Road, Chain of Ponds.

The project will deliver improved sight distance when turning right out of South Para Road, turning movements into South Para Road will also be made safer via a free flow left turn lane and a sheltered right turn lane.

The junction upgrade includes:

  • Pavement construction and surfacing.
  • Kerb and gutter construction.
  • New line marking.
  • New LED lighting.
  • New signage on all approaches.
  • Installation of safety barrier.
  • Installation of a free flow left turn lane from North East Road into South Para Road.
  • Installation of a sheltered right turn lane from North East Road into South Para Road.

Project Timeframe

Major construction commenced in early 2021, and is expected to be completed mid-June 2021, weather permitting.

Community Engagement

A Community Information Session was held at Kersbrook Public Hall on Monday, 14 December 2020.

COVID-19 Response

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 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 where possible to enable face to face engagement.  It is important to assist in managing these events and enabling physical distancing, that you register as requested so attendance numbers can be monitored.

Contact Us

Should you require further information, please email DIT at or telephone 1300 794 880