The RAA is calling for urgent safety upgrades to a key Yorke Peninsula road and freight route.
An assessment of the Upper Yorke Road from Maitland to Kulpara rated 33km of the 48km stretch of the road as one star.
The section of Upper Yorke Road was also nominated as South Australia’s third riskiest regional road in RAA’s 2021 Risky Roads survey.
The most raised issues with the road included, Potholes, Crumbling road edges and loose surface.
Senior Traffic Engineer Matthew Vertudaches said RAA’s report made some key recommendations to increase road safety on the notorious stretch of road.
“This notorious stretch of road was recently voted as ‘Worst Grain Road in South Australia’ by members of Grain Producers SA.”
RAA estimates the Arthurton to Kulpara upgrade will require approximately $16 million to upgrade the section to a similar standard as the Arthurton to Maitland section.
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