Council certainly needs to seriously consider rezoning land on outskirts of Murray Bridge - in particular the land on either side of the old highway past the showgrounds from Karoonda Road turnoff out to the Swanport Bridge area -

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What about Eastside? Plenty of room for more houses over there.

Also, we're already overdue for an upgrade of the main roads to 4 lanes. Adelaide road and swanport road need to be widened to 4 lanes to support the growth. And maybe eventually Maurice/Hindmarsh roads. That'd make a triangle of main roads surrounding the centre of town.

And a new bridge too, cause the old one won't keep up for much longer.

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I think that has always been the problem with developing the east side – connecting services. The state government will spend $36 million fixing up the road bridge in the next year or two (https://www.murraybridge.news/p/murray-bridges-old-road-bridge-needs), but water pressure is a problem, sewage is a problem etc.

I live on the east side and would be perfectly happy if we got some shops or a school near that highway intersection! But I don't see it happening for a few decades yet.

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