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The Australian and South Australian Governments have announced $231 million towards the removal of the level crossing at Torrens Road, Ovingham.

The crossing is located near the fringe of the Adelaide CBD on Torrens Road at Ovingham, with an average of 21,300 vehicles passing through each day.

The boom gates at Torrens Road, Ovingham are down for approximately 22 per cent of the time during the combined AM and PM peak periods.

Project highlights include:

  • Increased safety for all road users (motorists, cyclists and pedestrians).
  • Removal of the road-rail crossing.
  • Minimising disruption to rail users.
  • Improved walkability
  • Creation of new community open space.
Project start:
2021
Expected completion:
2023 (open to traffic)
Current status:
Planning