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DPTI Media Alert – Friday night works scheduled for O-Bahn City Access Project

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

23 June 2016

Due to the recent wet weather, road users and local residents are advised that night works will be undertaken this evening (Friday, 24 June 2016) at the intersection of Hackney Road and Botanic Road to complete sheet piling works as part of the O-Bahn City Access Project.

Traffic detours and speed and lane restrictions will be in place at this intersection from 10.00 pm Friday, 24 June 2016 to 6.00 am Saturday, 25 June 2016. Advance signage will be in place to advise motorists.

During these works, the intersection will be closed to through traffic travelling along Botanic Road or North Terrace. The left turn from Botanic Road into Hackney Road and from North Terrace into Dequetteville Terrace remains open.

Motorists and road users are requested to take extra care when workers are on site and observe traffic signage and speed restrictions when travelling through the area.

There will be no night works on Saturday 25 June 2016, with night works recommencing from 7pm Sunday 26 June 2016 to install the tunnel roof support structures. The night works at the intersection of Hackney Road and Botanic Road are scheduled for completion in mid-July 2016, weather permitting.

Visit the project website at for further information and a suggested alternative routes map.

Some bus detours and stop closures will apply during these works. Visit the Adelaide Metro website for details.

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