Road Photos & Information: Australian Capital Territory
Drakeford Drive

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Drakeford Drive acts as a connector to the Tuggeranong Parkway and acts as a major route for the ACT's southwestern suburbs in the Tuggeranong Valley.

The route is named after Arthur Samuel Drakeford (1879-1957), who was an MLA in Essendon, Victoria, from 1927-1929; MHR for Maribyrnong, Victoria, from 1934-1955; Minister for Air and Civil Aviation, from 1941-1949.

History:

Calwell to Kambah   Kambah to Calwell
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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the roundabout at the junction with Tharwa Dr (TD5) at Gordon, February 2011.

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  Entering Kambah:
Southbound as you enter Kambah, just after Tuggeranong Parkway and Sulwood Drive, January 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Drakeford Dr at Gordon approaching Woodcock Dr & Johnson Dr, February 2011.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Marconi and Boddington Crescents in Kambah, January 2010.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the roundabout with Johnson Dr & Woodcock Dr at Bonython, August 2010.

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  Boddington & Marconi Crescents Junction:
Drakeford Drive as it passes thru the junction with Boddington and Marconi Crescents in Kambah, January 2010.

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Hurtle Avenue Intersection:
Corner of Drakeford Drive and Hurtle Avenue at Bonython, August 2010.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Summerland and O'Halloran Circuits in Kambah, January 2010.

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Noorooma Street Junction:
Corner of Drakeford Dr and Noorooma St at Bonython, August 2010.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the second crossing with Summerland and O'Halloran Circuits in Kambah, January 2010.

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Noorooma Street Junction:
Corner of Drakeford Dr and Noorooma St at Bonython, August 2010.

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  Summerland Circuit & O'Halloran Circuit Intersection:
Looking southeast at Kambah at the second junction with Summerland Circuit and O'Halloran Circuit, January 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bonython approaching the roundabout with Athllon Dr and Isabella Dr, May 2010.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign near the junction with Athllon Drive at Kambah, January 2010.

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Athllon Drive / Isabella Drive Roundabout:
Intersection directional sign on the Athllon Dr exit of the roundabout with Athllon Dr and Isabella Dr at Bonython, May 2010.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign near the junction with Athllon Drive at Kambah, January 2010.

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Athllon Drive / Isabella Drive Roundabout:
Intersection directional sign on the Athllon Dr exit of the roundabout with Athllon Dr and Isabella Dr at Bonython, August 2010.

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  Entering Wanniassa:
Sign indicating the suburb of Wanniassa, next the Athllon Dr junction, January 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Greenway, approaching Soward Way and Erindale Drive, February 2011. Click here for a photo from August 2010, of the old black sign that this sign replaced.

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  AD Sign:
Advance directional sign at Wanniassa, approaching Taverner Street and Mortimer Lewis Drive, January 2010.

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Erindale Drive / Soward Way Junction:
Intersection directional sign at Greenway at the junction with Erindale Dr and Soward Way, August 2010.

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  Taverner Street and Mortimer Lewis Drive Intersection:
Intersection directional signs at the junction with Taverner Street and Mortimer Lewis Drive in Wanniassa, January 2010.

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Erindale Drive / Soward Way Junction:
Intersection directional sign at Greenway at the junction with Erindale Dr and Soward Way, August 2010.

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  AD Sign:
Advance directional sign at Oxley, approaching Soward Way and Erindale Drive, January 2010.

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Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black intersection directional sign at Greenway at the junction with Erindale Dr and Soward Way, April 2015.

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  Soward Way & Erindale Drive Junction:
Corner of Soward Way and Erindale Drive in Oxley, January 2010.

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Mortimer Lewis Drive:
Corner of Drakeford Dr and Mortimer Lewis Dr at Greenway, August 2010.

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  Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black intersection directional sign at Oxley at the junction with Erindale Dr and Soward Way, April 2015.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Greenway approaching Mortimer Lewis Dr and Taverner St, August 2010.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Monash, near Isabella Pond, for the Isabella Drive and Athllon Drive roundabout, January 2010.

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Mortimer Lewis Drive & Taverner Street Junction:
Drakeford Dr at Greeway at the junction with Mortimer Lewis Dr and Taverner St, August 2010.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign for the Isabella Drive leg of the roundabout on the corner Isabella Drive and Athllon Drive at Monash, January 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Greenway approaching Athllon Drive, August 2010.

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Athllon Drive Intersection:
Corner of Drakeford Dr and Athllon Dr at Greenway, August 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kambah, approaching O'Hallaron Cct & Summerland Cct, August 2010.

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O'Halloran Circuit / Summerland Circuit Intersection:
Corner of Drakeford Dr, O'Hallaron Cct & Summerland Cct at Kambah, August 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kambah, approaching the northern section of O'Hallaron Cct & Summerland Cct, May 2010.

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O'Halloran Circuit / Summerland Circuit Intersection:
Corner of Drakeford Dr, plus the northern section of O'Hallaron Cct & Summerland Cct at Kambah, August 2010.

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Boddington Circuit & Marconi Crescent Junction:
ID sign at the Boddington Cct & Marconi Cr intersection at Kambah, August 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at the corner of Drakeford Dr and Sulwood Dr at Kambah, August 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Older style AD sign at the corner of Drakeford Dr and Sulwood Dr at Kambah, August 2010.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Drakeford Dr and Sulwood Dr at Kambah, August 2010.
     
Intersection Directional Sign:
Older ID sign at the corner of Drakeford Dr and Sulwood Dr at Kambah, August 2010.

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1 ACT Planning & Land Authority, Place Name Search, Drakeford Drive
2 Legislative Assembly for the ACT, Week 5 Hansard, 23 August 1995, Page 1365
3 Legislative Assembly for the ACT, Week 8 Hansard, 5 August 2004, Page 3626
4 ACT Department of Treasury
5 Chief Minister, Jon Stanhope, Media Release, New Traffic Lights in Tuggeranong to Improve Traffic Flow, 19 September 2005

Last updated: 27-Jan-2017 21:13

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