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Authorised Transport Infrastructure Projects

Thursday, August 15, 2019

HIGHWAYS ACT 1926
Port River Expressway Project, Part 3a—Authorised Transport Infrastructure Projects

Revocation of Existing Approvals and Authorisations

I, STEPHAN KARL KNOLL, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government, hereby revoke, with effect on 1 September 2019, the approvals and authorisations under Part 3A of the Highways Act 1926 (‘the Act’) in favour of the Commissioner of Highways as the project authority for the Port River Expressway Project under the Highways (Port River Expressway Project) Regulations 2004, dated 7 June 2005 and published in the Government Gazette on 30 June 2005.

Approvals and Authorisations

I, STEPHAN KARL KNOLL, Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government, make the following approvals and authorisations under Part 3A of the Highways Act 1926 (‘the Act’) in favour of the Commissioner of Highways as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project under the Highways (Port River Expressway Project) Regulations 2019.

Section 39C(4)—approval for the project authority to delegate its powers

I approve the Commissioner of Highways, as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project, delegating the Commissioner’s powers and functions under the Act to any party contracted to the Commissioner in relation to the Port River Expressway Project.

Section 39C(5)—approval for the project authority to allow subdelegation of its powers by a delegate

I approve the Commissioner of Highways, as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project, allowing further delegation of the Commissioner’s powers under the Act by a delegate to any employee of that delegate.

Section 39G(1)—authorisation for the project authority to close roads temporarily

I authorise the Commissioner of Highways, as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project, to close a road temporarily.

Section 39G(2)—authorisation for the project authority to close or limit the use of government railway lines temporarily

I authorise the Commissioner of Highways, as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project, to close or limit the use of any one or more of the following particular government railway lines temporarily:

    1. the rail corridor between Francis Street and Eastern Parade, Port Adelaide; and
    2. (following their transfer from the Australian Rail Track Corporation to the Crown):
      1. the rail corridor between Signal 1456 (Glanville Station) and Signal 3 (Birkenhead); and
      2. the rail corridor between Signal 14 (Gillman Junction) and Signal 1155 (Port Adelaide Junction).

Section 39H(1)—authorisation for the project authority to obstruct navigation temporarily

I authorise the Commissioner of Highways, as project authority for the Port River Expressway Project, to obstruct navigation temporarily over that area of the Port River designated as the delineated area in regulation 5(a) of the Highways (Port River Expressway Project) Regulations 2019.

These approvals and authorisations:

  1. come into operation on 1 September 2019; and
  2. may be revoked or varied at any time by further instrument in writing.

Dated: 11 August 2019

Hon Stephan Karl Knoll MP
Minister for Transport, Infrastructure and Local Government