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 of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
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 have been removed from the updated notices and are published in the:
Areas or routes for specific heavy vehicle operation are outlined below:
- Information Bulletin - Areas or Routes of Operation - Livestock Loading Mass Exemption
- Information Bulletin - Areas or routes of operation in South Australia - Night Travel up to 3.1m wide or 22m long
- Information Bulletin - Night Travel for Agricultural Machinery - Approved Council Areas
- Information Bulletin - Night Travel for Rubber Tracked Tractors - Approved Route Networks
- Information Bulletin - 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
For a list of roadworks, incidents and planned events in South Australia please refer to www.traffic.sa.gov.au.
Regional bridges upgrade program
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.
|Adelaide Hills||Inverbrackie Bridge and intersection||Completed|
|Clare Valley||Skillies Bridge||Completed|
|Farrell Flat Bridge and Road culvert||Completed|
|Sturt Highway and Riverland||Salt Creek bridge||Completed|
|Bookmark Creek Bridge||Completed|
|Paringa Causeway Bridges 1-2 (River Murray Flood Plains)||Completed|
|Paringa Causeway bridges 3-4 (River Murray Flood Plains)||Completed|
|Barossa Valley||Stott Highway Bridge||Completed|
|Mid North||Rocky River Bridge (near Crystal Brook)||Completed|