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Torrens Linear Path - closed under South Rd

Started Oct 16 0 Replies

Hi all,  I recently raised a complaint with DPTI that the closure of the Torrens Linear Park had been extended by 2 months longer than first promised - and that no alternative crossing point for…Continue

Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jilden Nov 17. 28 Replies

Hi all,FYI, I have recently emailed the Adelaide City Council & various Councillors to ask why the pedestrian/ cyclist rail crossing from War Memorial Drive to JE Brown Park is still closed.  The…Continue

South Rd T2T Open Day

Started this discussion. Last reply by Savvas Sep 25. 4 Replies

The new (below-ground) section of South Rd from Torrens Rd to River Torrens ('T2T') is holding a public open day from 11am tomorrow (Sund 23 Sept).  Before this, the new section of lowered Main South…Continue

 

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Pete Bolt replied to Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
"Hi Ian,   Yes, you're welcome to use my pics, but I saw that another member (Mark S) later commented that one of the bollards (at South Rd Taylor bridge)  had recently been removed - so it may not be up to date - but I assume…"
Nov 22
Pete Bolt replied to Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
"After the last flood & landslips along the banks of the Torrens, it took Councils ages to do any repairs.  They tried for ages to get money for it out of the Stave Gov't - who didn't want to pay.."
Nov 19
Pete Bolt replied to Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
"Here's another pic - approaching South Rd bridge from the East - "
Nov 17
Pete Bolt replied to Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
"The Torrens Linear Path - under the South Rd bridge - reopened today - 2 says ahead of the latest official promise.  For pic, try …"
Nov 17
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Link says Error 404 etc. Try putting some snaps on here using the "Image" button on the toolbar."
Nov 17
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Stop Press - the Torrens Linear Park is now open again under South Rd (Taylor) Bridge.  There are signs saying 'Cyclists Dismount' (presumably because of low headroom concerns, but I & several other cyclists have already ridden…"
Nov 17
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"(as per Savvas' new thread, the Torrens Linear Path is now due to re-open on Monday (19/11).  T2T Alliance announced this publicly recently.  However, no sign of action this week on the rail crossings in North Adelaide.  The one…"
Nov 17
Pete Bolt replied to Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
"Better late than never..  I've noticed that good progress was being made on the pathway under the South Rd bridge recently & looks like it's almost finished.  However, there are still large pipes & rock fill in the bed of…"
Nov 17
Pete Bolt liked Savvas's discussion Linear Path/Taylor Bridge Update...
Nov 17
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Hmmm, let me consult my soothsayer...."
Nov 5
David Southern replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Which year?"
Nov 5
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"The DPTI page says mid-late November, but hey, who knows what else can get in the way. http://www.t2talliance.com.au/about-the-project/facilities/"
Nov 5
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Btw, the crossing also crosses the main rail line north (to Darwin), not just the Adelaide Metro line, so I expect this will be another cause of delay (but all of these constraints should have been allowed for - at the planning stage).."
Nov 5
Mark S replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"Last update I saw, linear path was supposed to be reopened in October. However the bridge widening was supposed to only take 4 months and ended up finishing about 18 months behind schedule, so I'd take that date with a very large grain of salt!"
Nov 5
Pete Bolt replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"That would make sense - there is some major work still required at the crossing to JE Brown Park - such as a footpath surface to be laid between the rail tracks.  This will take some time.."
Nov 5
Jilden replied to Pete Bolt's discussion Rail Crossings - TRJ still closed
"There is a planned shut down of the entire rail network for the weekend 1-2 December for signalling works, and some evening shut downs during November. I'm guessing that the crossing work may occur during a major shut down like…"
Nov 5

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At 21:18 on September 27, 2018, heather said…

Hi Pete,
Welcome to Adelaide Cyclists.
Would you like to join any of my AC groups and receive a free newsletter?
Check out the 5 links below.
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Cheers, Heather

 
 
 

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