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:

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:

Preferred routes

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

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.

Program schedule

RegionBridge Scheduled commencement
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
  Kingston 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
  Lyndoch Bridge Completed
  Altona Bridge  
Mid North Rocky River Bridge (near Crystal Brook) Completed

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