Freeway to Port Adelaide

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Freeway to Port Adelaide

#1 Post by Eurostar » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:47 am

Tunnel from the Tollgate under Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton Road, Dequetteville Terrace, Hackney Road, Robe Terrace, Park Terrace, veer right and surface on Port Road from there it could either be trench using the wide median strip for the corridor.

Taking in to account the current trench at Croydon it might be best to be a elevated road all the way to Port Adelaide. The freeway section ending just before Grand Junction Road. Travel time from Glen Osmond to Port Adelaide would be reduced significantly.

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#2 Post by [Shuz] » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:51 am

There's already a freeway to Port Adelaide. It's called the Port River Expressway.
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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#3 Post by rev » Sat Feb 03, 2018 4:29 pm

[Shuz] wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:51 am
There's already a freeway to Port Adelaide. It's called the Port River Expressway.
What, having trouble comprehending words again Shuz? Too many pills last night?

He's talking about an alternative route.

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#4 Post by SBD » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:16 am

Would a cut-and-cover tunnel down Cross Road to meet the North South Motorway be cheaper and shorter?

I'm not sure how much space would be needed at Glen Osmond for the descending left-hand bend in the extended freeway though. Straight into a tunnel under Glen Osmond Road would likely be far simpler from a design speed perspective.

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#5 Post by Goodsy » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:32 am

Or.. reroute all freight down South Road and onto a new freeway

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#6 Post by Eurostar » Sun Feb 04, 2018 4:53 pm

The reason I chose the ring route (fullarton road etc) is because during construction it won't be hard because there is parklands that can be used during construction and less chance of shaking foundations of houses near the corridor unlike Cross Road corridor. I thought of elevated section between Eastwood and Port Adelaide.

I have also considered using Greenhill Road alignment for the freeway either underground or above ground then going above the railway corridor between Keswick and Mile End or all the way to Port Road via the parklands.
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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#7 Post by [Shuz] » Mon Feb 05, 2018 7:26 am

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#8 Post by rev » Tue Feb 06, 2018 3:25 am

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#9 Post by Nort » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:02 pm

You've proposed a solution (a freeway to Port Adelaide) but not the problem it is intended to fix.

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#10 Post by Llessur2002 » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:09 pm

The problem is clearly that we don't have enough elevated freeways alongside (or through) our parklands and residential suburbs. I personally can't imagine anything nicer to put on the postcards.

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Re: Freeway to Port Adelaide

#11 Post by Goodsy » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:57 pm

Yeah I've always liked the look of overbearing freeways, like Brutalist architecture.

Maybe one day our useless Parklands will resemble the beautiful freeways of Auckland

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