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Temporary traffic restrictions

30 January 2020

UPDATE TWO - Due to inclement weather, the works requiring the closure of the lowered motorway have been cancelled.

The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will remain open on Sunday, 2 February.

These works have been cancelled due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled to a later date.

Note that the following asphalting works will proceed from 8pm to 6am, Sunday, 2 February:

Flinders Drive

  • The northbound lanes of Flinders Drive will be closed, with traffic shifted to the southbound lanes, and reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • All movements will remain available at the junction of Main South Road and Flinders Drive, under the direction of traffic controllers.
  • Access for Bedford Park South residents to Flinders Drive will be via the Francis Street access road.

Please see the map below titled 'Flinders Drive asphalting works' for further details.

Ayliffes Road

  • Traffic travelling southbound on Ayliffes Road will be reduced to one lane.

UPDATE - Due to inclement weather, there will be no works on Saturday, 1 February.

Works will be undertaken from 5am to 8pm on Sunday, 2 February.

The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will have restricted access between Marion Road and Tonsley. Please see Map B below for further details.

  • The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will be closed between Marion Road and Tonsley, for all northbound motorists.
  • The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will be reduced to one lane for southbound motorists between Tonsley and Flinders Drive.
  • The Southern Expressway, south of Marion Road, will remain operational with southbound and northbound traffic required to enter/exit at the Marion Road ramp, or via the on-ramp at Flinders Drive.

Additionally, there will be no asphalt works on Saturday, 1 February. These works will now be undertaken 8pm to 6am Sunday, 2 February only.

Flinders Drive

  • The northbound lanes of Flinders Drive will be closed, with traffic shifted to the southbound lanes, and reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • All movements will remain available at the junction of Main South Road and Flinders Drive, under the direction of traffic controllers.
  • Access for Bedford Park South residents to Flinders Drive will be via the Francis Street access road.

Please see the map below titled 'Flinders Drive asphalting works' for further details.

Ayliffes Road

  • Traffic travelling southbound on Ayliffes Road will be reduced to one lane.

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As part of the Darlington Upgrade Project, works will be undertaken on Saturday, 1 and Sunday, 2 February, for the installation of a gantry, light poles and barriers, as well as asphalting works.

During the works, the following temporary traffic restrictions will be in place:

5am to 8pm on Saturday, 1 February, northbound Main South Road surface road closure (between Sturt Road and the Tonsley Boulevard exit-ramp):

The Main South Road (northbound) surface road will be closed between Sturt Road and the Tonsley Boulevard exit-ramp. Please see Map A for further details.

  • The northbound Main South Road surface road will be closed between Sturt Road and the Tonsley Boulevard exit ramp.
  • Northbound traffic will be detoured via Sturt Road and Shepherds Hill Road.
  • Access to Flinders Drive and Sturt Road will not be impacted during these works.
  • Bus stop 26 on the western side of Main South Road will remain open during these works with services detoured via Main South Road, Sturt Road and Shepherds Hill Road.
  • Bus stop 24A on the western side of Main South Road will be temporarily closed during these works. For further information regarding services please visit: www.adelaidemetro.com.au

Map A: Main South Road restrictions - Saturday 1 February

5am to 8pm on Sunday, 2 February, Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) restrictions (between Marion Road and Tonsley):

The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will have restricted access between Marion Road and Tonsley. Please see Map B for further details.

  • The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will be closed between Marion Road and Tonsley, for all northbound motorists.
  • The Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) will be reduced to one lane for southbound motorists between Tonsley and Flinders Drive.
  • The Southern Expressway, south of Marion Road, will remain operational with southbound and northbound traffic required to enter/exit at the Marion Road ramp, or via the on-ramp at Flinders Drive.
  • Access for local residents and businesses will be maintained at all times during the works.

Map B: Southern Expressway (lowered motorway) restrictions - Sunday, 2 February

8pm to 6am Saturday, 1 February and Sunday, 2 February, Flinders Drive and Ayliffes Road:

Flinders Drive

  • The northbound lanes of Flinders Drive will be closed, with traffic shifted to the southbound lanes, and reduced to one lane in each direction.
  • All movements will remain available at the junction of Main South Road and Flinders Drive, under the direction of traffic controllers.
  • Access for Bedford Park South residents to Flinders Drive will be via the Francis Street access road.

Please see Map Flinders Drive asphalting works for further details.

Ayliffes Road

  • Traffic travelling southbound on Ayliffes Road will be reduced to one lane.

Flinders Drive asphalting works - 1 and 2 February night works

Access for emergency service vehicles will be maintained at all times during these works. Pedestrian access will not be affected during these works.

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.

For more information on the Darlington Upgrade Project visit: https://dpti.sa.gov.au/infrastructure/nsc/darlington_upgrade_project