The Sturt highway is set for upgrades between Renmark and Gawler as a part of state government regional road investment.
The highway is the major connector for the Riverland and Adelaide and also forms part of the national highway network.
The state government is set to spend a record $1.115 billion for regional road projects and infrastructure upgrades across the state in the 2019-20 State Budget.
As a section of the overall spend, $87.5 million will be spent on the highway between Renmark & Gawler as part of the roads of strategic importance package.
Premier Steven Marshall said “Regional South Australia is the backbone of our economy and our exports, and I’m confident that this record investment will unlock further economic potential across a range of industries, from agriculture to mining.