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 via 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.
National drought assistance notice
The National Class 3 Drought Assistance Dimension Exemption Notice 2018 (Drought Assistance Notice) published by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) specifies the criteria for the transport of baled or rolled commodities to a declared drought affected area. Eligible vehicles are able to travel on roads by participating road managers that are on the eligible vehicle's approved network.
This list will be updated as additional areas or routes are approved or identified by DPTI.
Temporary road closures, detours and roadworks
For a list of roadworks, incidents and planned events in South Australia please refer to www.traffic.sa.gov.au.
The $40 million Australian government and state government-funded Regional Bridges Upgrade Program will improve road safety and increase freight efficiency by upgrading a number of bridges across South Australia’s regional road network at various locations in the Mid-North, Riverland, Clare Valley, Adelaide Hills and Barossa Valley.
- Learn more about the Regional Bridges Project.
Farrell Flat bridge and culvert (Clare)
Works commenced in September 2019, and are expected to be completed by late December, weather permitting, and will include replacing the existing bridge and culvert with wider structures and installation of new guard rails and bridge barriers.
Works will be undertaken from 7.00 am to 5.00 pm, starting on Monday morning and finishing on Saturday afternoon each week until the completion of the project.
Traffic diversions and speed restrictions will be in place with detours available for all traffic via Slaughterhouse Road and Springfarm Road throughout the course of the works.
|Adelaide Hills||Inverbrackie Bridge and intersection||Late March 2019|
|Clare Valley||Skillies Bridge||January 2019|
|Sturt Highway and Riverland||Bookmark Creek and Salt Creek bridges||January 2019|
|Kingston Bridge||January 2019|
|River Murray Flood Plains bridges 1-2||January 2019|
|River Murray Flood Plains bridges 3-4||March 2019|
|Barossa Valley||Stott Highway Bridge||January 2019|
|Lyndoch Bridge||January 2019|
|Altona Bridge||February 2019|
|Mid North||Rocky River Bridge (near Crystal Brook)||January 2019|
Approved area maps that are referenced in mass or dimension exemptions are:.
- Adelaide and Adelaide Hills area - transport of sheaved hay
- Adelaide Hills area
- Adelaide Hills area (including Mount Barker inset)
- Adelaide Metropolitan area
- Adelaide Area (Metropolitan) Livestock Map
- Central Adelaide area
- Northern Adelaide area
- Optus clearance map
- Southern Adelaide area
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.
- Route network for oversize/overmass loads
- Principal routes for overdimensional loads - state map
- Principal routes for oversize loads - north metropolitan Adelaide area
- Principal routes for oversize Loads - south Metropolitan Adelaide area
- Principle routes for oversize loads - at towns (OD routes)