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Regional North-South Freight Route

Funding Program:Investment Road and Rail Program
Status:In planning
Transport Mode:Road
Expected Start/Finish:Late 2020 - Late 2021
Estimated Project Cost:$12,000,000
Australian Government Contribution:$9,600,000
Local Council/Shire:Mid Murray Council,Rural City of Murray Bridge

Project Description

This project will deliver a higher capacity North-South Freight Route between Murray Bridge and Annandale, bypassing Adelaide. It involves various upgrades along the route via Ridley Road and Halfway House Road to remove speed restrictions and improve productivity.


Benefits include:

  • Improved road safety for all road users
  • Improve freight productivity
  • Improve efficiency and network reliability


The Australian Government will provide $9.6 million and the South Australian Government will provide $2.4 million towards this $12.0 million project.


Construction is expected to commence in October 2020 and be completed in December 2021.

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Project details last updated: 17/08/2020