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Southern Expressway Duplication Project bus detours

When: From Saturday 5 May 2012

Due to construction of the $407.5m Southern Expressway Duplication project Honeypot Road will be closed for an extended period as a result of bridge extension works. Beach Road will remain open but will have changed traffic conditions.

Delays are expected and we ask that customers allow additional travel time during the closures.

Flaxmill Road Reopened

Flaxmill Road reopened on Tuesday 25 March 2014.  All bus routes resumed normal services from first service Wednesday 26 March 2014.

Honeypot Road Closure

Honeypot Road will be closed at the Southern Expressway bridge from Saturday 26 October 2013 for approximately six months.

During this time 743 and 744 bus services will detour. 

743 & 744 Bus Detour

All 743 and 744 bus services will operate as 744 bus services. 

Buses will travel via the normal 744 route until Brodie Road, then via Honeypot Road, Amsterdam Road, Corinth Road, Honeypot Road, then via normal 743 roure back to Noarlunga Centre Interchange.

See below for detour route and alternate stop locations.

Signage will be at affected stops.

743 & 744 Bus detour map - image

743 & 744 Bus detour - Stop alternatives

Affected Road Affected Stop Alternate Option
Honeypot Road Stop 48 & 49 to Noarlunga Centre Interchange Catch a 745 bus service from stop 72 Barcelona Road
Honeypot Road Stop 50 to Noarlunga Centre Interchange Catch a 744 bus from stop 51 Honeypot Road
Goldsmith Drive Stop 47 & 47A to Noarlunga Centre Interchange Catch a 744 bus from stop 64A Alexander Kelly Drive


Beach Road bridge works – changed traffic conditions

702A, 702C, 721, T721, T721X, 721A, 721F, 721L, 721, N721, 743 and 744 should expect service delays from Monday 7th of May for approximately 14 months. Beach Road will remain open to traffic with restrictions: one lane open in each direction and reduced speed restrictions.


For further information about the Southern Expressway Duplication project:
Visit the Infrastructure website.

For any bus detour queries:
Phone the Adelaide Metro InfoLine on 1300 311 108. Lines are open from 7am to 8pm daily.    



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