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

Bremer Valley Road, Callington South Australia - 054111-14SA-RTR

Funding Program:Roads to Recovery Program
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
Estimated Project Cost:$427,000
Australian Government Contribution:$225,000
Local Council/Shire:Rural City of Murray Bridge

Project Description

Bremer Valley Road provides a strategic route that links the areas of Harrogate ,Rockliegh and Monarto to the township of Callington and the South Eastern Freeway. It acts as a bus route that transports student to Callington, Nairne, Mount Barker and Murray Bridge.As it stand Bremer Valley Road is councils only Rural Link Road that does not meet the basic Levels of Service as detailed above. In its current form Bremer Valley Road is unsealed with a varying width ranging from 8.5m to 9.5m and over the last 5 years has required significant maintenance resulting in nearly 400 man and plant hours allocated to Patrol Grading. This equates to an annual plant and labour allocation of 80 hours (2 weeks) and a maintenance bill of nearly $15,000 per annum.

Rehabilitate the unsealed pavement along 4.8km of Bremer Valley Road (3.4km completed in 2013/14) and a further 1.4km programed for 2014/15. R2R component of this project is to upgrade the level of service by sealing the pavement to RCMB Rural Link Standard.

Total cost of proposed project is $427,000

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Project details last updated: 10/07/2015