Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
M1 A1   Pacific Motorway, Pacific Highway, New England Highway, John Renshaw Drive, Gore Hill Freeway, Warringah Freeway, Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Cahill Expressway, Eastern Distributor, Southern Cross Drive, General Holmes Drive, The Grand Parade, President Avenue, Princes Highway & Princes Motorway (M1 / A1) - Yallah to Gerringong

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The Princes Highway was formed from a string of roads linking Sydney to the Illawarra, and then forming a coastal route to Melbourne and into South Australia. The section covered by A1 is in 2 pieces - between Rockdale and Waterfall in Sydney, and then Yallah near Wollongong through to the Victorian Border. The route is a mix of urban arterial road, dual carriageway and also rural highway.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Haywards Bay for the Illawarra Hwy (A48) junction, December 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on the off ramp to Haywards Bay Dr at Haywards Bay, December 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Haywards Bay Dr approaching the interchange with Princes Mwy (M1) at Haywards Bay, December 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Haywards Bay approaching the signalised roundabout with Illawarra Hwy (A48), December 2013. M1 ends at this intersection and becomes A1.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at Albion Park Rail at the signalised roundabout with Illawarra Hwy (A48), December 2013. M1 ends at this intersection and becomes A1.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
RD sign after the Illawarra Hwy (A48) junction at Albion Park Rail, August 2013.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Airport Rd at Albion Park Rail, October 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Albion Park Rail approaching Tongarra Rd (TD8), December 2013.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Princes Hwy (A1) and Tongarra Rd (TD8) at Albion Park Rail, December 2013.

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Click here for the continuation of Princes Hwy (A1) between Gerringong and South Nowra
Click here for Princes Mwy (M1) between Gwynneville and Yallah

1 Roads & Maritime Services, Schedule of Classified Roads and Unclassified Regional Roads, August 2013.
2 Main Roads Board, Annual Report, Volume 1, Number 1, September 1929.
3 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Southern region, Completed projects, North Kiama Bypass.
4 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Southern region, Completed projects, Kiama Bypass access ramps.
5 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Southern region, Completed projects, Oak Flats to Dunmore.
6 Illawarra Mercury, Shovels hit the dirt in long-awaited Albion Park Rail Bypass

Last updated: 15-Feb-2019 5:19

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