TRANSPORT and infrastructure minister Stephan Knoll says the Northern Connector project will be a “game changer” for residents living north of Adelaide once it is completed at the end of this year.
LOCAL cyclists will soon be able to travel all the way from Gawler to Port Adelaide, after the State Government announced plans last week to extend the cycleway alongside the Port River Expressway by an additional 16 kilometres.
THE drive between Gawler and the city will soon become faster and uninterrupted after the state and federal governments agreed to upgrade the last remaining section of the route.
THE sod was turned at the southern interchange of the $985 million Northern Connector last week, marking the start of major construction on the project that will bring jobs to the local community.
LOBBYISTS have ramped up pressure for the Federal and State Governments to reinvest savings from the Northern Connector project back into the north, as funding negotiations hit gridlock.
A ONE-STOP employment shop has recently opened to provide easy access to the almost 500 job opportunities made available by the $985 million Northern Connector project.
KEY local projects will remain marooned as the State Government looks to spend millions of dollars from its over-budgeted Northern Connector project elsewhere.
PLAYFORD Council Mayor Glenn Docherty is calling on federal and state governments to reinvest savings from the Northern Connector project back into northern Adelaide.