Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
B78 Waterfall Way (B78)

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The Waterfall Way is an important route connecting the NSW seaboard and Coffs Harbour district with the coastal hinterland of the Bellingen area, the tablelands of Dorrigo, Armidale and the New England part of the state.

The route is generally rural highway standard, and passes through residential and commercial areas, plus forests and farmland, and also part of the road traverses the Dorrigo Mountain and is quite windy for several kilometres. The section of the route between Armidale CBD and the New England Hwy (Kentucky Rd), used to form part of the New England Hwy (NH15), prior to the opening of the Armidale Bypass, west of the city.

Multiplexes along the route include:

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Armidale to Raleigh Raleigh to Armidale
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Myrtle Street:
Corner of Waterfall Way (B78) and Myrtle St, Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Bellingen, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Newell Falls:
Waterfall Way as it passes Newell Falls at Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

    Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Dorrigo, approaching Tyringham Rd, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

1 Roads & Maritime Services, Schedule of Classified Roadsand Unclassified Regional Roads, January 2014
2 Roads & Maritime Services, MR76 Waterfall Way St Helena - Four Mile Creeks upgrade : environmental overview, March 2006
3 Roads & Traffic Authority, Community Update, February 2010
4 Roads & Traffic Authority, Community Update, July 2010
5 Roads & Traffic Authority, Community Update, Waterfall Way works program 2011, April 2011
6 Roads & Maritime Services, Waterfall Way work program 2013 update, December 2013
7 Roads & Maritime Services, Waterfall Way works program 2012 update, March 2012
8 Roads & Maritime Services, Waterfall Way safety review and program update, March 2014
9 Roads & Maritime Services, Media releases, Work on $500k Waterfall Way project begins Monday, 15 May 2014
10 Roads & Maritime Services, Waterfall Way Community Update, March 2015
11 Roads & Maritime Services, Road improvement work Waterfall Way, April 2015
12 Roads & Maritime Services, Night Closure Waterfall Way, June 2015
13 Roads & Maritime Services, Media Release, Slope stabilisation work on Waterfall Way at Crystal Falls from Monday 13 November, November 2017
14 Bellingen Shire Council, News, Road Reconstruction Works on Waterfall Way Raleigh
15 Bellingen Shire Council, Weekly Works Schedule, accessed 29 June 2019
16 Belligen Shire Council, News, Crown St Rehabilitation & Widening of Waterfall Way East Bellingen
17 Bellingen Shire Council, News, RMS Road Rebuilding and Widening Road Shoulders on Waterfall Way - 6km east of Bellingen - 27 May 2019

Last updated: 06-Jul-2019 9:51

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