04 Sep 2015
The 80km/h speed limit will be extended past Little Islands Road intersection on the Streaky Bay to Poochera Road, and past the Streaky Bay Transfer Station on Flinders Highway.
The change – which will be implemented by early December – follows strong representation on behalf of the community from the District Council of Streaky Bay and particularly Mayor Sherron MacKenzie.
Mayor MacKenzie said she was delighted with the news.
"The community has been concerned about these particular sections of roads leading into our town for quite a while," Ms MacKenzie said.
"I would like to thank all those involved in making this happen."
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 Government conducted an audit of speed cameras to ensure they are operating for safety purposes and not to raise revenue.
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.