16 Oct 2018
The department has committed to improve safety along its transport networks and to provide some practical responses to recent incidents of object throwing.
Safety improvements that include infrastructure upgrades and security initiatives are currently underway along the Southern Expressway.
Works completed to date include:
The temporary anti-throw screens have been installed on the Southern Expressway to improve safety for road users until permanent screens are installed.
Anyone who witnesses the throwing of objects or suspicious activity around the Southern Expressway should contact the Police Assistance Line on 131 444 at the time of the incident so police can attend.
The department is continuing to work closely with SAPOL, local councils and other stakeholders on all safety measures associated with such incidents.
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 Registrar of Motor Vehicles will refuse the registration of light vehicles fitted with defective Takata ‘Alpha’ type airbag inflators from 1 November 2018 until they are rectified to ensure the safety of all road users.
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.