THE Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) says a speed limit review for the Brown’s Well Highway – between Loxton and Pinnaroo – is nearing completion, despite the change still frustrating local motorists.
LOXTON Waikerie councillors have decided against recommendations to lower speed limits from 60km/h to 50km/h on five Loxton roads.
TWO more speed limits may be lowered in the Loxton Waikerie district amid safety concerns created by increased heavy-vehicle traffic.
THE speed limit on the Sturt Highway between Renmark and Barmera was returned to 110k/h this week, following the completion of road upgrades.
ONE truck driver tested positive for drugs, while 17 trucks were defected at Yamba recently, as part of a major blitz on heavy vehicles in South Australia.
Riverland businesses are facing thousands of dollars in extra costs following the de-rating of the Lyrup ferry.
CONCERNS have been raised over the timing of a Lyrup ferry safety inspection that coincides with the start of the grape harvest.