29 Sep 2015
More than $400,000 is being spent improving safety on the Limestone Coast with resurfacing works scheduled to start on six road sections.
The Riddoch Highway, Princes Highway and the Glenelg River Road have all been targeted for the upgrades.
These works will improve the safety and reliability of travel for road users travelling in the Limestone Coast region and are funded as part of the annual road maintenance works.
The Limestone Coast works will involve the resurfacing of:
The works are due to start this week and should be complete by the end of October, weather permitting.
A 25 km/h speed restriction and some minor lane restrictions will apply when workers are on site.
Outside of work hours, a maximum 80 km/h speed restriction will apply until the road marking is complete.
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.
Works to improve safety on various sections of roads in the Upper North Area, including more than 41km of surfacing works, will begin on Saturday, 16 March.
Surfacing works to improve safety on Goyder Highway between Burra and Morgan are set to commence next week.