A DEADLY Riverland intersection and two other crash hot spots will soon be replaced with roundabouts, as the State and Federal Governments prepare to spend almost $90 million upgrading the Sturt Highway.
A RIVERLAND woman who attempted to avoid police when travelling into South Australia from Victoria also refused to wear a mask – due to her suspicions surrounding Covid-19 “propaganda” – inside a petrol station last week.
STURT Highway drivers refusing to slow down when passing flashing emergency services lights have been blamed for impeding a Riverland CFS crew’s ability to properly combat a fire last week.
A MALE driver was taken to hospital after his car hit a tree while travelling along the Sturt Highway last weekend.
A NEW sign celebrating the origin of a local town’s name has been installed as the community prepares to begin its centenary celebrations later this month.
A SECOND Riverland council has passed a motion calling on the Federal Government to urgently consider options to make the Sturt Highway more suitable for heavy vehicles, including a potential Renmark bypass.
THE State Government has undertaken works to reduce wind erosion in paddocks along the Sturt Highway, after a Riverland truck driver was killed during a dust storm last year.
FOLLOWING more than 10 months of concerns for Holder residents, a Sturt Highway roadworks oversight could be rectified before the end of the year.