Roads

Twenty seven seconds

The push to reduce the speed limit along a short section of Torrens Valley Road, near Birdwood, seems like a no-brainer.The State Department responsible for…

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Cash splash

News of a mystery $200m cash injection for Hahndorf is both welcome and perplexing. The funding – which will be boosted by a further $50m…


Road tragedy

The Hills community reached a horrific milestone last week – five lives lost on Long Valley Road between Wistow and Strathalbyn in less than two…


Accident anger

News this week of a third serious accident at a notorious intersection in Birdwood has understandably left locals shaken and upset. For years they have…


Road rage

Monday’s truck accident on the freeway near Crafers has again focused attention on road sharing. Heavy vehicles, it seems, are again in the spotlight as…


Work site woes

The Alexandrina Council’s new, improved entrance to the historic town of Strathalbyn is set to become a work site … again. The billiard table smooth…


Heavy handed

The State Government last week softened penalties for truck and bus drivers caught speeding on the freeway’s downtrack. Previously, first offenders faced an automatic six-month…


Traffic solution

For almost three decades the good people of Nairne have been told the traffic woes experienced at the intersection of the Old Princes Highway and…


Freeway safety

Since the Heysen Tunnels opened in March 2000, a raft of improvements have been made to the freeway’s down-track to increase its safety. A third…


Road to nowhere

The ad-hoc construction of Mt Barker’s major bypass road – the Heysen Boulevard – has proven that piecemeal development is not the way to deliver…