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Roads & Civil Infrastructure


Council is responsible for the construction and maintenance of civil infrastructure within the City of Port Adelaide Enfield, which includes: roads, footpaths, streetscapes, stormwater, reserves and the parks and gardens for residents and visitors to use and enjoy.

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield has a total of 673.7km of local roads and 139.7km of arterial roads (roads that are under the control of Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure South Australia).  The integrity of the network is maintained by a regular reseal and maintenance program whilst roads beyond rehabilitation are reconstructed.  Council's road construction and maintenance programs are principally financed from Council's general rate revenue and Government Funding.

Council is responsible for the maintenance of its roads, footpaths and naturestrips.  Main arterial roads are maintained by the Department for Planning, Transport & Infrastructure.

Permits are required to conduct certain activities on council land, such as roadways, footpaths and reserves.  For further information on obtaining a permit please click here or contact our Customer Service Team on 8405 6600.

Capital Works Construction Report

The Capital Works Construction Report includes a list of works programmed for the relevant financial year such as roads, footpaths, traffic works, bus stops, stormwater drainage and reserve construction.  The Report is updated regularly to indicate the progress of the various scheduled works throughout the year.  To view the current Report click here

Notice of Road Closures & Detours

Hargrave Street Birkenhead - Closed for sotrmwater works  from 7 April 2015 

Excavation works to install pipework connections in Hargrave Street will commence 7 April and be completed by mid May.  Hargrave St will be closed between Victoria Rd and Alfred St.  Detours on Walton St, Hilton St, Baker St, Levi St and Fletcher Rd will be in place.  Please see attached map.

For news of the North East Road and Sudholz Road, Road Safety Project click here.

For more information about the current Kilburn local area traffic managment study, click here

More information regarding roadworks, incidents and planned events on South Australian roads can be found here