Approved areas or routes
Vehicles operating under a mass or dimension exemption (notice or permit) in South Australia must travel within stated areas and on stated routes.
Heavy vehicle route networks (RAVnet)
Prior to any journey, drivers must determine the approved route using the RAVnet online map system.
RAVnet is an interactive map system that displays approved heavy vehicle route networks in South Australia. Restrictions associated with specific route networks are also included.
RAVnet frequently asked questions - Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT).
Approved area maps
Approved area maps that are referenced in mass or dimension exemptions are:
- Adelaide Hills area
- Adelaide Hills area (including Mount Barker inset)
- Adelaide Metropolitan area
- Central Adelaide area
- Northern Adelaide area
- Optus clearance map
- Southern Adelaide area .
Restricted areas within SA
Route and structure restrictions previously listed in notices and Codes of Practice are now published in the:
Height Clearance Map - State Roads
DIT has also developed a map that displays height restrictions on all state-maintained roads.
Clearances beneath bridges, gantries and overhead walkways, as well as through the Heysen Tunnels, are shown as colour-coded dots and in most cases the height in metres is displayed on the marker. Further information can be obtained by clicking on the dots in the map.
Access the Height Clearance Map.
Information Bulletins for specific vehicle uses and activities
Areas or routes for specific heavy vehicle operation are outlined in a series of Information Bulletins, which can be accessed by clicking on the links below:
- Areas or Routes of Operation - Livestock Loading Mass Exemption
- Areas or routes of operation in South Australia - Night Travel up to 3.1 m wide or 22 m long
- Night Travel for Agricultural Machinery - Approved Council Areas
- Night Travel for Rubber Tracked Tractors - Approved Route Networks
- Adelaide Christmas Pageant
When operating an oversize vehicle, the maps below depict the preferred routes for travel. If your operating requirements cannot be met by a gazette notice, you will need to apply for a permit.
Temporary road closures, detours and roadworks
Refer to daily roadworks, hazards and news for additional information.
For a map of the planned road improvement and rehabilitation works undertaken across the State sealed road network, see State-wide road improvement and renewal works.