Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
M23 B23   Federal Highway & Monaro Highway (M23 / B23)

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Monaro Highway (B23) is a two-laned rural highway that travels through south eastern New South Wales. Parts of the route are subject to snow falls and ice during the winter months. The route continues out of the Australian Capital Territory, and passes through mostly farmland and small towns, with Cooma and Bombala being the 2 major towns on the route. At the southern end, the route passes through dense pine forests before crossing into the state of Victoria.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Victorian Border to Wollogorang   Wollogorang to Victorian Border
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Snowy Mountains Hwy (B72) at Cooma approaching Monaro Hwy (B23 / B72), June 2016.

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  ID Signs:
Southbound directional sign on the Hume Highway approaching the Federal Highway at Wollogorang, September 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Sutton approaching Sutton Rd interchange, November 2013.

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  Distance Sign:
The first RD sign on M23, as you head south from the Hume Highway interchange at Wollogorang, November 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Sutton approaching Sutton Rd interchange, November 2013.

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  Crossing the Great Dividing Range:
Sign on Federal Hwy (M23) indicating the top of the Great Dividing Range at Wollogorang, September 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Sutton approaching Macs Reef Rd, November 2013.

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  Supplemental AD Sign:
Signage showing the bypassed town of Collector, November 2013.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Sutton after the Macs Reef Rd junction, November 2013.

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  Services Sign:
Services sign, southbound at Collector, November 2013.

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Bypassed Town Sign:
Bypassed town sign for Collector, November 2013.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound AD sign approaching the junction with Church Street at Collector, November 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound AD approaching the turn off to Collector-Gunning Rd (old Federal Highway) at Collector, November 2013.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
Southbound ID sign at the junction with Church Street at Collector, November 2013.

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Intersection Directional Signs:
ID signs facing Collector-Gunning Rd (old Federal Highway) at Collector, November 2013.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
Southbound ID sign at the junction with Church Street at Collector, November 2013.

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Crossing the Great Dividing Range:
Sign on Federal Hwy (M23) indicating the top of the Great Dividing Range at Wollogorang, November 2013.

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  Currawang Road Intersection:
Southbound at the junction Currawang Road, Collector, November 2013.

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AD Sign:
Northbound advance directional sign, 1 km from the Hume Hwy interchange at Yarra, November 2013.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound AD approaching the turn off to Collector-Gunning Rd (old Federal Highway) and also Collector Creek (Flood Plain 1) at Collector, November 2013.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the interchange with the Hume Highway, northbound at Yarra, November 2013.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign approaching Collector-Gunning Rd at Collector, November 2013.

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Hume Highway:
AD sign at the interchange with the Hume Highway, Yarra, November 2013.

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  Distance Sign:
Southbound RD sign at Collector, November 2013.

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      Entering the Lake George Area:
Southbound past Lake George, November 2013.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD Sign approaching the Weereewaa Lookout over Lake George and Hadlow Dr (former Federal Hwy), Bywong, November 2013.

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      Shingle Hill Way:
Southbound at Bywong as you at the junction with Shingle Hill Way (formerly Bungendore Road), November 2013.

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      Bungendore Road Junction:
Southbound through the Bungendore Road (TD8) intersection at Bywong, November 2013.

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      Bungendore Road Junction:
Southbound through the Bungendore Road (TD8) intersection at Bywong, November 2013.

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      Approaching Mac's Reef Road:
Advance directional sign for Mac's Reef Road on the southbound carriageway at Sutton, November 2013.

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      Mac's Reef Road Intersection:
Intersection directional sign on the corner of Mac's Reef Road at Sutton, November 2013.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign as you approach the interchange with Sutton Road at Sutton, November 2013.

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      Supplementary AD Sign:
Sign indicating other destinations available from the Sutton Road interchange, November 2013.

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      Sutton Road Exit:
Southbound at the Sutton Road interchange at Sutton, November 2013.

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      Distance Sign:
Southbound RD sign after the Sutton Road interchange, November 2013.

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      Services Sign:
Sign indicating services available via Bidges Rd, Sutton, November 2013.

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      Services Sign:
Sign at Sutton indicating services available at the Eagle Hawk Hill Interchange, November 2013.

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      Eagle Hawk Hill Interchange:
Southbound through the Eagle Hawk Hill interchange at Eagle Hawk Hill, November 2013.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
ACT designed southbound AD sign for the Majura Road (ALT NR-23 / OD1) / Horse Park Drive interchange over the NSW-ACT border. Southbound at Sutton / Ginn's Gap, November 2013.

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      ACT / NSW Border:
End M23, at the ACT border at Sutton (Ginns Gap), November 2013.

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      NSW / ACT Border:
Southbound at the NSW / ACT Border at Williamsdale, December 2013.

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      Reassurance Directional Sign :
Distance sign on Monaro Hwy (B23) at Williamsdale, December 2013.

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Click here for the continuation of the route as M23 / B23 in the ACT
Click here for the continuation of B23 in Victoria

1 The Roadmakers, published by the Department of Main Roads
2 Roads and Traffic Authority
3 Canberra Times, By-pass is both early and late, 9 July 1987
4 Canberra Times, Mr Morris and Morrises Minor open the major Sutton by-pass, 19 March 1988
5 NSW Treasury

Last updated: 05-Jan-2019 12:45

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