09 Jul 2014
The right turn lane will be extended at multiple locations across metropolitan Adelaide to improve safety for vehicles and pedestrians.
Right turn lanes will be extended on:
The project aims to improve safety for right turning vehicles at the signalised junctions by fully controlling right turn movements and improving protection for pedestrians.
With this change, the potential for right turn crashes reduces significantly.
Signs and line marking will indicate the changed arrangements.
Works have started and are scheduled to be completed late August 2014.
The changes are part of South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy 2020-Towards Zero Together.
For further information on the Road Safety Strategy visit Towards Zero Together.
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