Road and Footpath Construction Updates

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On this page you can find out about road and footpath projects that impact the Adelaide Hills Council Area.

This includes most:

  • Council led road and footpath projects
  • SA Government road projects
  • SA Government and Council Consultations
  • Other known projects impacting roads and footpaths in the Adelaide Hills Council Area*.

* Please note Council is not made aware of all external projects so you may not find the project you are looking for if it is being undertaken by a third party (e.g. SA Power Networks, NBN, SA Water, Telstra) .

Explore the news items below to stay up to date with the latest information.


If you are interested in road works outside the Adelaide Hills Council Area please visit Traffic SA.

On this page you can find out about road and footpath projects that impact the Adelaide Hills Council Area.

This includes most:

  • Council led road and footpath projects
  • SA Government road projects
  • SA Government and Council Consultations
  • Other known projects impacting roads and footpaths in the Adelaide Hills Council Area*.

* Please note Council is not made aware of all external projects so you may not find the project you are looking for if it is being undertaken by a third party (e.g. SA Power Networks, NBN, SA Water, Telstra) .

Explore the news items below to stay up to date with the latest information.


If you are interested in road works outside the Adelaide Hills Council Area please visit Traffic SA.

  • SA Water: New service - Druid Avenue, Stirling, 20/1 - 14/2

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    18 Jan 2021
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    What: Stop/slow, speed restrictions and parking restrictions will be in place on Druid Avenue, Stirling while SA Water conducts a trench excavation for a new service.

    When: 20 January to 12 February, weather permitting.

    Where: Druid Avenue, Stirling.

    Important information: Excavation work will not commence until after the Stirling Market on Sunday 24 January. During works traffic will maintain access but with Stop/Slow signs to manage vehicles.

  • Council: Stormwater pipe upgrade, Lower Hermitage Road 18/1 - 15/2/21

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    14 Jan 2021
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    What: Upgrades to a large stormwater pipe will require the temporary closure of Lower Hermitage Road, Lower Hermitage (at approximately 375 Lower Hermitage Road).

    When: Works will commence during the week commencing Monday 18 January 2021 and will be active for approximately four weeks (pending weather conditions).

    Important information: A detour will be in place via Millbrook Road.


  • Council: Tree Works - Western Branch Rd, 11 - 19 Jan

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    12 Jan 2021
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    What: Road closures will be in place along sections of Western Branch Road, Lobethal and Woodside in January to allow for tree works to be undertaken. These works will be removing dead and dying foliage which has not recovered since the Cudlee Creek Bushfire, Dec 2019.

    When: 7am - 4pm, Mon 11 - Tue 19 Jan 2021 (no works on weekends)

    Where: Intermittent sections onWestern Branch Road between Lobethal Road and Tiers Road, Woodside.

    Important information: Detours will be in place during road closures.

  • Council: Tree works - Fox Creek Road, 14 - 20 Jan

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    12 Jan 2021
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    What: Fox Creek Road, Cudlee Creek will be closed for several days to allow for significant tree works, removing dead and dying foliage which has not recovered since the Cudlee Creek Bushfire, Dec 2019.

    When: 7am - 4pm, Thu 14 to Wed 20 January 2021 (no works on weekends).

    Where: Fox Creek Road from Cudlee Creek Road to Croft Road.

    Important Information: Digital signage will be in place ahead of the closures to advise passing traffic of the upcoming works. Detours will be in place during the road closure times.

  • Council: Road Works - Mylor, 12 - 22 Jan

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    04 Jan 2021
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    What: Council is undertaking road shoulder construction work on Ridge Road Mylor as part of the Black Spot Program for road safety. The work will be located in 2 sections between the Bradbury Road intersection and Boyle Swamp Road, Mylor.

    When: This project will take place between 7am and 5pm, Monday to Friday from 12 - 22 January, weather permitting.

    Why: This Road has been identified for safety improvements and the works have been funded by the Black Spot Program. The wider sealed shoulders will greatly improve road user safety on Ridge Road.

    Important information: Speed restrictions and lane blocks will be in place. Residential driveways on Ridge Road will be intermittently affected; the contractor will be available to coordinate resident traffic movement around works. Residents in the immediate area have received a letter drop with contractor details.

    More information: Please contact Craig Cockshell on 84080576 or email ccockshell@ahc.sa.gov.au

  • Council: Footpath Upgrade - Uraidla 5-16 Jan 2021

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    30 Dec 2020
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    What is happening: Council will be undertaking a project to construct a new Footpath on Kidney Street Uraidla. The work will be located on the road verge in front of the Uraidla School Oval opposite number 6 Kidney Street and continue up the hill too number 31 Days Road.

    Why are the works taking place? This section of verge has no formalised footpath to service the School and retirement homes. The new footpath will provide better access between these facilities and the main shopping area.

    Timing: The project will commence Tuesday the 5th of January and is expected to be complete by the 16th of January, weather permitting.

    Access: During this time speed restrictions and lane blocks will be in place and residential driveways on Kidney Street will be intermittently effected, the contractor will be available to coordinate work around traffic movements. Residents in the immediate area will received a letter drop with the contractors details.

  • SA Government: Managed Motorways Project - Freeway Carriageway Closures

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    16 Dec 2020
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    Commencing Friday 18 December from 10:00pm the following freeway carriageway closures will be undertaken:


    Carriageway Closure – Inbound

    • Friday, 18 December, 10:00pm - 4:00am for commissioning Thermal Incident Detection Cameras
    • Monday, 21 December, 10:00pm - 4:00am for Operational Scenario Testing

    see detour map

    Carriageway Closure – Outbound

    • Saturday, 19 December, 10:00pm - 4:00am for commissioning Thermal Incident Detection Cameras
    • Tuesday, 22 December, 10:00pm - 4:00am for Operational Scenario Testing

    see detour map



    More information on this project is available here: https://engage.ahc.sa.gov.au/south-eastern-freeway-managed-motorway-construction-works

  • Council: Foothpath Works - Woodside, 11 - 24 Dec 2020

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    14 Dec 2020
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    What: Council will be installing a new footpath on William Street, Woodside. This will be installed on the road verge between Elizabeth Street and Nairne Road.

    When: This project will take place between 7am and 5pm, Monday to Friday from 11 - 24 December, weather permitting.

    Why: The current footpath and steps condition has deteriorated which is creating trip hazards.

    Important information: Speed restrictions and lane blocks will be in place. Residential driveways on William Street will be intermittently affected; the contractor will be available to coordinate resident traffic movement around works. Residents in the immediate area have received a letter drop with contractor details.

    More information: Please contact Craig Cockshell on 84080576 or email ccockshell@ahc.sa.gov.au

  • Council: Footpath Works - Aldgate, 11 - 18 Jan 2021

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    14 Dec 2020
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    What: Council will be commencing renewal of a section of footpath and steps on Bassendene Lane, Aldgate.

    When: This project will take place between 7am and 5pm, Monday to Friday from 11 - 18 January, weather permitting.

    Why: The current footpath and steps condition has deteriorated which is creating trip hazards.

    Important information: The entire footpath will be closed while the works take place. Please find an alternative route during this time.

    During the renewal works both sides of the footpath will need to be closed, preventing pedestrian through access. Signage will be installed to advise pedestrians approaching from Fenchurch Road and Euston Road before they reach the closure point.

    More information: Please contact Craig Cockshell on 84080576 or email ccockshell@ahc.sa.gov.au

  • Council: Footpath upgrade works Balhannah, Dec 2020

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    03 Dec 2020
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    What: Minor works are being undertaken to upgrade the footpath adjacent to On The Run in Balhannah this week. The new footpath will be paved to match others in the vicinity.

    When: Weather permitting, this project is expected to be completed by Friday 18 December.