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Goodwood, Springbank and Daws Road Intersection Upgrade

About the project

Goodwood Road is one of southern Adelaide’s major north-south arterial routes, with Springbank Road and Daws Road providing a key east-west connection. The current layout of two staggered T-junctions severely slows the flow of traffic, creates congestion and causes safety risks.

On average more than 60,000 vehicles a day travel through this location and there have been 21 crashes between 2012 and 2016, resulting in 24 casualties.

The proposed realignment of the current staggered T-junctions, to create a standard 4-way cross intersection, will create a more efficient intersection and eliminate much of the blocking of through traffic that characterises the current layout.

The proposed Goodwood, Springbank and Daws Road intersection upgrade would:

  • Realign the two staggered T-junctions, Goodwood Road/Springbank Road and Goodwood Road/Daws Road, to create a standard 4-way cross intersection.
  • Improve the flow and efficiency of traffic through one of Adelaide’s most congested intersections.
  • Improve safety for all road users at this location.
  • Remove the need for multiple turning movements for east-west traffic travelling between Springbank Road and Daws Road.

What’s happened to date?

The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) has been working towards a preliminary concept for the upgrade to increase traffic flow, alleviate congestion and improve safety at this location.

Community members can view the preliminary concept by clicking on the image below.

Please note the image is an artist’s impression for illustrative purposes only, and not a final design.

(Click on image for a larger version)

Thumbnail - Goodwood, Springbank, Daws Concept

Further information

If you have any further enquiries or would like to register your interest in the project, please visit the Registration, Feedback and Suggestions page, email dpti.communityrelations@sa.gov.au or telephone 1300 794 880.