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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

Commercial Road, Port Adelaide - Road Works

Commercial Road, Port Adelaide has been subject to flooding for many years.  Council undertook a flood study of the area and allocated funds to the upgrade of the stormwater network along Commercial Rd and adjacent streets.

The final stage of these works will commence with the construction of a new stormwater pipe along Commercial Road with connections to Butler Street and Cannon Street.

Works will commence from Monday 17 February 2014 on the eastern side of Commercial Road in front of Supercheap Auto (225 Commercial Rd) and progress north toward Butler Street.  The works are expected to take several months to complete.

There will be short periods of traffic disruption during which traffic will need to be diverted  and some Commercial Road properties may not accessible.  

For enquiries regarding the works and traffic disruptions please contact Rupinder Singh on 8405 6993 or email Rupinder.singh@portenf.sa.gov.au

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