Cross Road, Adelaide

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Cross Road
South Australia
General information
Type Road
Length 8 km (5 mi)
Route number(s) A3
Major junctions
East end South Eastern Freeway, Glen Osmond, Adelaide
West end Anzac Highway, Camden Park, Adelaide
Major suburbs Black Forest, Clarence Gardens, Clarence Park, Edwardstown, Glandore, Hawthorn, Plympton
Cross Road. Urrbrae is on the left

Cross Road is a major arterial road that travels east-west through the inner southern suburbs of the Australian city of Adelaide.[1] Its western terminus is at Anzac Highway, travelling east and ending at Glen Osmond and the Adelaide Hills, joining the junction of Glen Osmond Road, Portrush Road, and South Eastern Freeway.

There are two railway level crossings along Cross Road, one at Unley Park and another larger one at Emerson Crossing. This is also where South Road crosses over a large overpass built between 1982 and 1984, to reduce the traffic congestion which builds up during peak hour times.

There are a number of suburbs which Cross Road passes through and borders. These are:


  1. ^ 2003 Adelaide Street Directory, 41st Edition. UBD (A Division of Universal Press Pty Ltd). 2003. ISBN 0-7319-1441-4.