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Project scope

The Australian and South Australian governments have jointly committed $354.3 million to construct the Regency Road to Pym Street (R2P) Project as part of their overall commitment to build a non-stop North-South Corridor.

The project comprises an at-grade motorway from the existing motorway infrastructure to the north (South Road Superway); an overpass of the motorway over Regency Road; and an at-grade motorway from Regency Road to Pym Street, transitioning to the lowered motorway infrastructure (Torrens Road to River Torrens Project). The concept design includes:

  • a 1.8 kilometre section of non-stop roadway, providing three lanes in each direction (at-grade);
  • two lanes in each direction on the South Road surface road, providing access to the surrounding community and local businesses;
  • an overpass over Regency Road (three lanes in each direction). Two lanes in each direction (at-grade) on the surface roads underneath;
  • left in and left out only access at Pym Street;
  • full access to and from the non-stop motorway at Regency Road;
  • intersection upgrade at Regency Road;
  • improved cycling and pedestrian facilities;
  • a grade separated pedestrian and cycle overpass over South Road in the vicinity of Pym Street; and
  • landscaping and noise barriers.

The project once complete will deliver travel time savings of up to 8 minutes during peak periods (or 4.5 minutes on average) on South Road between Regency Road and Pym Street.

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Works Notifications

TypeDescriptionDates & TimesAreas Affected
Access changes

Access changes – Pedestrian access

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Mid-January 2020

South Road, Regency Road, Hudson Avenue, Royce Avenue, Pym Street, Auburn Crescent, Hotchkiss Crescent, Essex Crescent, Minerva Crescent and Wolseley Road.

Road closure

Road closure – Side street closures reminder

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Mid-January 2020

Wolseley Road, Minerva Crescent, Packard Avenue and Royce Avenue.

Day and Night works

Day and Night works – Traffic switch and service installation works

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January 2020 - February 2020

South Road, between Lamont Street and Camira Street.

Regency Road, between Crossley Avenue and Reo Road.

Day and Night works

Day and Night works – Angle Park Stockpile Site

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January 2020 - February 2020

Angle Park stockpile site at 628 - 638 South Road.

Construction works

Construction works – Temporary Angle Park stockpile site

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Starting November 2019

Old Superway casting yard

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Access changes

Access changes – Changes to South Road and Regency Road

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December 2019 - January 2020

South Road, between Pym Street and Rugby Avenue.

Regency Road, between Crossley Avenue and South Road.

Day works

Day works – Installation of Telstra infrastructure

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November - December 2019

Side roads on South Road and Regency Road

Day and Night works

Day and Night works – Common Services Trench and SA Water works

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October 2019 - January 2020

Project wide

Day and Night works

Day and Night works – Site office establishment and geotechnical investigations

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September - October 2019

Project wide

Concrete road barrier placement

17 February 2020

The R2P project team has installed concrete road barriers with ‘anti-gawk’ screens to separate the construction zones from road traffic and pedestrians.

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SA Water works on Regency Road

10 February 2020

SA Water has completed the installation of a new water main on Regency Road.

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Latest Events

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Community Information day

02 October 2019

A community information session will be held later in the year to update the local community on the project and provide an opportunity for the community to ask questions of project team members.

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Partners

  • The Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is working with every Australian State and Territory to build much-needed infrastructure across a number of individual funding programs.

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