Speed cameras

The State Government’s new freeway speed camera next to the existing Leawood Gardens camera will specifically target trucks and buses and is being done to…

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Inverbrackie reborn

In just a few years the Hills hamlet of Inverbrackie would be unrecognisable from its former role as a detention centre for refugees if a…

Revenue raising or risk reducing?

Fixed speed cameras such as those on the freeway are highly divisive pieces of technology. There are those who quite rightly argue that if motorists…

Interchange at last

Monday’s opening of the Bald Hills Road freeway interchange marks an important milestone in the steps towards relieving some of Mt Barker’s growing pains. The…

Freeway signs

Regular freeway commuters know only too well the pitiless consequences of being caught by the speed cameras at the Crafers interchange and Mt Osmond overpass…

Freeway interchange

The news that Mt Barker’s second freeway interchange will be done properly – with all four on and off ramps for traffic heading towards Adelaide AND Murray Bridge – is a win for the community and common sense.

Speed restrictions

At first glance building a northern bypass seems like a logical solution to the sometimes fatal problem of heavy trucks mixing with large volumes of car traffic on a steep and dangerous road.

No easy answer

This week’s tragic accident will galvanise Federal and State authorities into finding ways to make the route and its Toll Gate destination safer.

Persistence pays

Mt Barker is finally about to get a second freeway interchange and it is largely thanks to the dogged persistence of the town’s council. The…

Intersection delay a dereliction of duty

News that work will start on a new Mt Barker freeway interchange has been overshadowed by the revelation that a nearby major intersection may not be fixed at the same time.