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

South Eastern Freeway – Mount Barker (Bald Hills Road) Interchange

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mid 2015 - Mid 2016
Estimated Project Cost:$22,597,000
Australian Government Contribution:$13,418,000
Local Council/Shire:District Council of Mount Barker
Corridor:Melbourne - Adelaide

Project Description

The project involved the construction of an interchange on the South Eastern Freeway at Bald Hills Road. Works included west-facing and east-facing ramps as well as a new roundabout at the Old Princes Highway and Bald Hills Road junction.


The project is expected to achieve immediate safety outcomes and improve traffic flows for Mount Barker, while also being ready to meet future traffic demands with planned residential development in the Mount Barker area.


The Australian Government is contributing $16 million, the South Australian Government is contributing $8 million and the District Council of Mount Barker is contributing $3 million to this $27 million project.


The project commenced in June 2015 and was completed August 2016.

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Project details last updated: 27/09/2019