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Heysen Tunnels maintenance works commencing Wednesday 3 May 2017

28 April 2017

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) advises that the Heysen Tunnels will be partially closed at various times from Wednesday 3 May to Saturday 6 May 2017 for routine maintenance works.

The below lane restrictions and applicable detours will be in place:

Wednesday, 3rd May

  • Crafers bound tunnel lane restrictions (closure of one lane) from 8:30 am until 4:00 pm
  • Adelaide bound tunnel lane restrictions (closure of one lane) from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm

Thursday, 4th May

  • Adelaide bound tunnel lane restrictions (closure of two lanes) from 6:00 pm Thursday 4th May until 1:00 am Friday 5th May
  • Crafers bound tunnel lane restrictions (closure of two lanes) from 8:00 pm Thursday 4th May until 1:00 am Friday 5th May

Friday, 5th May and Saturday, 6th May

  • Adelaide bound traffic will be detoured via Eagle on the Hill from 7:00 pm Friday, 5th May until 8:00 am Saturday, 6th May
  • Crafers bound traffic will be diverted into one lane of the Adelaide bound tunnel from 10:00 pm on Friday, 5th May until 8:00 am Saturday, 6th May

Works will include wall cleaning and essential safety maintenance for electrical systems, including the ventilation, lighting, fire detection and emergency management systems.

Speed restrictions will apply during the works. Signage and traffic management will be in place to advise motorists of the changed traffic conditions and road users are requested to take extra care when workers are on site.

Thank you for your patience whilst these important works are undertaken.