4 September 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."
Friends and family members who are worried about someone’s fitness to drive can now access an online resource to support them with advice on what to do.
Motorists are advised that a new red light and speed camera will be activated at the Globe Derby Drive/Port Wakefield Road intersection, Globe Derby Park, on Wednesday, 8 January.
Works to improve ride quality will be undertaken on McIntyre Road between The Golden Way and Wright Road, commencing each night from 7pm, Tuesday, 18 February to 6am, Friday, 6 March, weather permitting.
The South Australian Government is delivering $7.39 million worth of essential resurfacing works to five sections of the South Eastern Freeway between Mount Barker and Callington, with night works beginning this week.