Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Ferries McDonald Road (Rural Road) (Rural City of Murray Bridge) - 050536-13SA-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Jul 2013 - Jun 2014
Australian Government Contribution:$837,000
Local Council/Shire:South Australian Local Government Grants Commission

Project Description

This project will complete the final section of a north-south regional transpport corridor, designed to facilitate freight movements acroos the region. This section of the road was unsealed and not fit for purpose to B-Double Standard.

Work proposed includes upgrading the vertical and horizontal alignment and sealing the 12.4 kilometre section of the road as well as re-arranging the road alignment at both the northern and southern ends of the Ferries McDonald Conservation Parkto force drivers to slow down and stop prior to proeeding through the park. The road surface texture will also be altered through the park and signage and other visial cues (entrance walls) will be constructed.

Total cost of proposed project is $4,910,000

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Project details last updated: 10/08/2014