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The Darlington Upgrade Project is breaking new ground as it strives to build extensive new infrastructure specifically designed and engineered to stand the test of time An important stage in the delivery of Adelaide’s North-South Corridor, the project will deliver an upgrade of approximately 3.3 kilometres of the existing Main South Road, including; a non-stop motorway between the Southern Expressway and Tonsley Boulevard a lowered, non-stop motorway passing underneath Flinders Drive, Sturt Road, Sutton Road/Mimosa Terrace and Tonsley Boulevard grade separation of the Main South Road/Ayliffes Road/Shepherds Hill Road intersection Main South Road (at grade) surface roads along both sides of the lowered motorway to provide connections to Flinders Drive, Sturt Road and most local roads full free-flow interchange at the Southern Expressway/Main South Road with dedicated ramps providing direct access to the new motorway and Main South Road The $620 million project is jointly funded by Australian and State governments ($496 million federally funded and $124 million state funded) and is due to be completed in 2019. Continue →
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Tunnels that carry road, rail and utility services are usually built to minimise the cost and time it takes to move people, freight and services around a city or country Many are built underground or through mountain ranges in order to minimise the cost of going over or around them. Continue →