Regional roads to benefit from state funding

January 15, 2024 10:42 am in by
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Following a horror year on South Australian roads that saw 63 deaths in regional areas, the State Government is taking action.

$168-million will be put towards regional roads, with a focus on shoulder sealing, roadside barriers, lane widening and pavement upgrades.

Minister for Emergency Services Joe Szakacs says upgrading regional roads is a major part of the state’s effort to curb serious crash stats.

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It’s understood projects and locations getting a slice of the funding will be determined throughout 2024.