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DPTI Media Alert – Traffic restrictions at the Main South Road Intersection with Sturt Road

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

1 June 2016

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) advises motorists that there will be lane restrictions on the approaches to the Main South Road intersection with Sturt Road from 8pm on Friday 3 June 2016 to 6.00 am on Monday 6 June 2016 for stage two of the trunk water main relocation works, as part of the Darlington Upgrade Project.

There will be a reduction from four lanes to two lanes in both directions on Main South Road and from two lanes to one lane on Sturt Road, also in both directions, at the Main South Road intersection with Sturt Road.

The trunk water main relocation works are being undertaken are over eight stages, and include trenching, pipe installation, backfilling and asphalt reinstatement.

Motorists and road users are requested to take extra care when workers are on site and observe traffic signage and speed and lane restrictions when travelling through the area. A 40 km/h speed restriction will be in place.

The works are being performed during low traffic volume periods to minimise the impact to motorists.

Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow additional time while works are being undertaken. For real time roadwork information download the AddInsight app for Apple or Android, visit the Traffic SA website at

DPTI thanks motorists for their patience while these important works are carried out.