Upcoming tree works - Verdun

Upcoming essential tree works will require pedestrian and vehicle traffic management controls to be implemented along Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun.

Type of Works:

  • Complete removal of four dead / declining pine trees.
  • Pruning to remove deadwood from within various living pine trees.


  • The trees are situated within the western road verge of Onkaparinga Valley Road, directly adjacent to the pedestrian crossing and southern entrance of Maximilian’s restaurant.

Reason For Works:

  • The removal of these trees and maintenance pruning to remove deadwood is required to reduce the likelihood of tree part failure occurring over the road corridor / footpath.
  • These tree works are necessary to manage the associated risks posed to people and property.

Start Date: Monday 11 April.

Completion Date: Wednesday 13 April.

Time of Works:

  • 7:00am – 9:00am (works occurring within vacant paddock. Works will not impacting footpath / road use).
  • 9:00am – 3:00pm (works impacting footpath / road use).

Traffic Impacts:

  • During the works a comprehensive work zone traffic management plan will be implemented.
  • Onkaparinga Valley Road will be reduced down to one trafficable lane past the work site between the house of 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • Vehicle traffic flow will be controlled with stop / go traffic commands.
  • These traffic restrictions will cause minor delays to traffic flow, all attempts will be made to limit impacts to road users.
  • The western footpath and pedestrian crossing directly adjacent to these trees will also be closed between the hours of 9:00am – 3:00pm.
  • Throughout the duration of the works a temporary pedestrian crossing will be maintained by dedicated traffic controllers.
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