28 Sep 2018
The lowered motorway constructed as part of the $801 million Torrens Road to River Torrens Project will be opened to traffic on Saturday 29 September.
The northbound carriageway of the lowered motorway will firstly open between 10am and midday on Saturday 29 September, with the southbound carriageway being opened between midday and 2pm as part of the staged opening.
From 7pm Friday, 5 October to 6am Monday, 8 October, a temporary closure of South Road for northbound traffic between Royce Avenue, Croydon Park, and Ashwin Parade, Torrensville is required to undertake finishing works, including pavement, asphalting and line marking.
Temporary traffic arrangements are as follows:
7pm Friday 5 October to 6am Monday 8 October
7pm Friday 5 October to 3pm Saturday 6 October
3pm Saturday 6 October and 6am Monday 8 October
Details regarding detours for heavy and light vehicles are as follows:
Some bus routes will be detoured. For more information visit the Adelaide Metro website
Pedestrian access across South Road will be maintained,signage will be in place and traffic controllers will be available to provide assistance where required.
Cyclists should follow the detour routes for motorists or dismount and use the available pedestrian routes and crossings.
Businesses in the area will remain open, please support your local businesses.
Finishing works on the southbound lanes of South Road will be undertaken the following weekend from 7pm Friday 12 October to 6am Monday 15 October with details to come.
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.