Road Photos & Information: Australian Capital Territory
William Hovell Drive

Statistics:

Route Numbering:

General Information:

William Hovell Drive is an arterial road consisting mostly of 1 lane in each direction linking the Belconnen area to the Glenloch Interchange, which connects Belconnen, Tuggeranong Valley, Woden and North Canberra together.

The road is named after an explorer, who was a settler at Narellan in New South Wales. In 1816, he discovered the Burragorang Valley. Then in 1823 with Hamilton Hume, he explored overland route from Sydney to Port Phillip in Melbourne, from 1824 to 1825. 1

History:

Glenloch Interchange to Hawker Hawker to Glenloch Interchange
Preview: Description: Preview: Description:
Glenloch Interchange:
Advance directional sign on the Glenloch Interchange as you come from Parkes Way, approaching the William Hovell Drive / Caswell Drive split, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Drake Brockman Drive Intersection:
Kingsford Smith Drive at Hawker approaching William Hovell Drive and Drake Brockman Drive. Southbound, January 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

Supplemental AD Sign:
Supplemental advance directional sign on the Glenloch Interchange as you come from Parkes Way, approaching the William Hovell Drive / Caswell Drive split, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Drake Brockman Drive Intersection:
William Hovell Drive at Hawker at the junction with Drake Brockman Drive. Southbound, January 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

Supplemental AD Sign:
Supplemental advance directional sign on the Glenloch Interchange as you come from Parkes Way, at the William Hovell Drive / Caswell Drive split, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Hand Painted Sign:
Hand painted merging traffic sign at Hawker at the Drake Brockman Drive intersection, January 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

ID Sign:
Advance directional sign acting as an intersection directional sign on the Glenloch Interchange as you come from Parkes Way, at the William Hovell Drive / Caswell Drive split, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Hawker after the Drake Brockman Drive intersection. Southbound, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Black Mountain Reserve Junction:
Looking northwest at the junction with the Black Mountain Reserve parking area turn off, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Looking over Woden Valley and the Stromlo District:
William Hovell Drive at Hawker looking south east, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Bindubi Street, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

William Hovell Drive Looking East:
William Hovell Drive south of Hawker, looking east towards Black Mountain and Telstra Tower, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Bindubi Street Turn Off:
Intersection directional sign at the junction with Bindubi Street, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Coppins Crossing Road and Coulter Drive near Hawker. Southbound , December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Approaching Coulter Drive:
ID sign acting as an AD sign as you approach the junction with Coulter Drive, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Coppins Crossing Road Intersection:
Eastbound near Hawker at the Coppins Crossing Rd intersection, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Coulter Drive Intersection:
Corner of William Hovell Dr and Coulter Dr, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Coulter Drive Intersection:
Eastbound near Hawker at the Coulter Drive junction, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Direction Sign:
AD sign at the Coulter Drive junction for the intersection with Coppins Crossing Road, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near Cook, approaching Bindubi Street, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Coppins Crossing Road Intersection:
Corner of William Hovell Dr and Coppins Crossing Rd, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Bindubi Street Junction:
Intersection directional sign at the Bindubi Street junction near Cook, with Telstra Tower and Black Mountain in the distance, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Direction Sign:
AD sign on Coppins Crossing Road approaching William Hovell Dr at Molonglo, January 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign Bindubi Street at Cook, approaching William Hovell Drive, July 2016.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Direction Sign:
ID sign facing Coppins Crossing Road at the junction with William Hovell Dr at Molonglo, January 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

Glenloch Interchange:
William Hovell Dr at the Glenloch Interchange with Caswell Dr, Parkes Way and Tuggeranong Pkwy, Janaury 2014.

Image © Paul Rands

Distance Sign:
RD sign after the Coppins Crossing Rd junction, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
Diagrammatical AD sign near Aranda for the Glenloch Interchange, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Entering Belconnen District:
William Hovell Drive as it enters the Belconnen district, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the Black Mountain Reserve parking area near Aranda. Southbound , December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Drake Brockman Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive roundabout at Higgins, February 2010.

Image © Paul Rands

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Diagrammatical supplemental AD sign near Aranda for the Glenloch Interchange, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

    Glenloch Interchange:
Intersection Directional Sign at the Tuggeranong Pkwy off ramp at the Glenloch Interchange, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

Tuggeranong Parkway Exit:
Intersection Directional Sign at the Tuggeranong Pkwy off ramp at the Glenloch Interchange, December 2009.

Image © Paul Rands

1 ACT Planning & Land Authority, Place Name Search, William Hovell Drive
2 Legislative Assembly for the ACT, Hansard, Week 5. 3 May 2001

Last updated: 28-Jan-2017 9:56

This site © Paul Rands. All rights reserved. Some portions © (copyright) by their respective and credited owners. Permission must be obtained before using any images from this site. For details, please email by clicking here.