Riddoch Hwy road works

MOTORISTS will soon enjoy a better ride on roads on the Limestone Coast - including south of Naracoorte - with maintenance works to improve the surface quality of the currently being 

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure is currently doing sealing works at the following locations: 

- Riddoch Hwy, about 29km south of Naracoorte, for 1.2km

- Riddoch Hwy, about 8km north of Penola, for about 3.2km

- Riddoch Hwy, about 4km south of Penola, for about 1.9km.

The work will be done between 7am and 5.30pm each day.

DPTI said it would make every effort to minimise the impact on road users during construction hours, with the road remaining open to traffic and minor lane restrictions in place while the works are being undertaken.

DPTI advises a 25km/h speed restriction will apply when workers are on site, with a maximum speed restriction of 80km/h at other times until line marking is complete.

Works are expected to be completed before Christmas, weather permitting.

The works are being carried out at a cost of $1,070,000 as part of the State Government's Periodic Road Maintenance Program.

DPTI thanked motorists for their patience while the essential works were carried out.

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