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Naracoorte Roundabout Upgrades

The Project

Image: Wimmera Highway (Smith Street) / McRae Street roundabout

As part of the $330M allocated for the South Australian Rural Roads Package, the Australian and South  Australian Governments are jointly funding the upgrade of two roundabouts in Naracoorte.

Works will be undertaken on the Riddoch Highway / Wimmera Highway (Smith Street) / Lucindale Road roundabout, and will include the full reconstruction of the roundabout. Detours will apply during construction.

In addition, works will occur on the Wimmera Highway (Smith Street) / McRae Street roundabout, and will include the modification of the roundabout central island, and minor kerb realignment.

The proposed upgrades will enable double road trains, (no greater than 36.5 metres) to travel through the  roundabouts, allowing access for heavy vehicles to the Naracoorte Saleyards and industrial zones and improved safety for all road users.

Speed and lane restrictions will apply during construction at both roundabouts. Signage will be in place to provide advance notice to motorists. Please plan ahead, allow extra travel time and take extra care when workers are on site. Observe speed limits, lane restrictions and traffic controllers when travelling through the area.

Some noise can be expected at times while these works are completed, however the work will be managed to minimise disturbance to local residents and businesses as much as practically possible. Access to businesses and surrounding properties will be maintained at all times.


Construction is expected to commence on 1 April, and be completed in June 2020, weather permitting.

Works at both sites will be occur between 7am and 5pm each day, based on a roster of 11 days on,
three days off.

Community Information Drop-in Sessions

On March 12 2020 DPTI held two Community Information Sessions in Naracoorte.

Thank you to everyone that came along to provide feedback.

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To help safeguard the DPTI project team and the community, we have implemented measures to manage the risks of, and our response to, contracting COVID-19.

These include but are not limited to, increased personal hygiene practices and limiting face-to-face contact.

The project team will provide construction updates and work notifications via social media, letterbox drops, emails and the Project website. We are also available to speak via telephone (1300 794 880).

We encourage the community to register for email updates.

There will be no planned community events or information sessions until further notice.

Further information

To find out more about the project, provide feedback or register your details to receive project information as it becomes available, please: