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Torrens Road to Torrens River Project Scope Extension

Grade separation of South Road and Torrens Road Project Announcement

Torrens Rod to Pym Street looking South toward Torrens RoadTorrens Road to Pym Street looking South toward Torrens Road

Torrens Road looking South towards Hawker-HurtleTorrens Road looking South towards Hawker-Hurtle

Lowered Motorway looking South toward Torrens Road from Pym StreetLowered Motorway looking South toward Torrens Road from Pym Street


On, Saturday 12 December 2015, the South Australian and Australian Governments announced the extension of the existing Torrens Road to Torrens River Project to include the section of South Road between Pym Street and Torrens Road in Croydon Park.

The extension will result in the grade separation of South Road and Torrens Road and extend the lowered motorway by approximately one kilometre. All works will be completed within the current approved $896 million budget and completed within the original timeframe; by the end of 2018.

The concept design includes:

  • An extension of the lowered motorway beneath Torrens Road returning to grade near Pym Street
  • Improved signalised intersection at Pym Street
  • Parallel surface roads each side of the lowered motorway to provide access to the surrounding community and local businesses
  • Improved cycling and pedestrian facilities
  • Landscaping and noise barriers (where required)

To view the concept design for the scope extension please click here

Safety and travel efficiency will be significantly improved with the extension of the lowered motorway beneath the Torrens Road intersection.

The Australian and South Australian Governments have allocated in excess of $2.5 billion for the North-South Corridor, Torrens Road to River Torrens Project, Darlington Upgrade Project and Northern Connector Project.

These projects are expected to support provide more than 1300 full time equivalent jobs (both direct and supply chain) throughout delivery.

Project information can be found at: www.infrastructure.sa.gov.au/t2t. This website contains key information and we encourage you to make yourself familiar with the preliminary concept design.