Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
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Pacific Highway, New England Highway, John Renshaw Drive, Southern Freeway, Mount Ousley Road & Princes Highway (National Route 1) (Decommissioned) - Construction Photos: South Nowra to Ulladulla

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National Route 1 forms part of the main coastal route between Victoria and Queensland. The route features a mix of rural highway, arterial and freeway design standards. The route forms part of what is collectively known as Highway 1. It is Australia's coastal highway joining all mainland's state capitals and coastal towns circumnavigating the entire Australian continent. It is also the longest numbered highway in the world, covering more than 14 500 km.

In New South Wales, National Route 1 was truncated by National Highway 1 between Beresfield and Wahroonga, by Metroad 1 between Wahroonga and Waterfall and by M1 at Tweed Heads West.

Southern Section:

The southern section of National Route 1 is formed by 2 separate sections of the Southern Freeway, linked by dual carriageway Mt Ousley Road. At the end of southern segment of the Southern Freeway, National Route continues as Princes Highway. The route from Kiama to Sydney is a mix of divided road and freeway, the majority of the route from Gerringong to the Victorian border is undivided rural highway standard and undivided urban arterial within some towns, with some dual carriageway sections sporadically placed between Bomaderry and tourist areas immediately south of Nowra.

The Princes Highway was formed from a string of roads linking Sydney to the Illawarra, which later was renumbered from National Route 1 to Metroad 1 in the Sydney area during the 1990s.

The Princes Highway section of NR1 formed a coastal route from Yallah, in Wollongong's southern suburbs to Melbourne and into South Australia. The route is a mix of urban arterial road, dual carriageway and also rural highway.

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This page concentrates on the construction photos between South Nowra and Ulladulla.

South Nowra to Ulladulla   Ulladulla to South Nowra
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Project Sign:
Project sign for Conjola Mountain upgrade at Mondayong, near Bendalong Rd, September 2009.

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  Project Sign:
Project sign for Conjola Mountain upgrade at Conjola, September 2009.

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Cutting:
Cutting and old and new pavements at Conjola, September 2009.

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  Widened Road:
Widening works at Conjola, September 2009.

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Conjola Mountain Works:
Upgrade works at Conjola, September 2009.

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  Cutting:
Cutting and old and new pavements at Conjola, September 2009.

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  Cutting & Temporary Road:
Conjola upgrade, September 2009.

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  Realignment Works:
Realignment works at Conjola, September 2009.

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1 Roads and Traffic Authority, Schedule of Classified Roads and State & Regional Roads, 31 January 2011
2 Main Roads Board, Annual Report, 1929-30
3 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1932-33
4 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1933-34
5 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1934-35
6 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1936-37
7 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1937-38
8 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1947-48
9 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1957-58
10 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1958-59
11 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1963-64
12 Department of Main Roads, Annual Report, 1976-77
13 Tomerong Local History, A Short History of Tomerong
14 Roads and Maritime Services, Projects, Princes Highway Upgrade, Completed Projects, Conjola Mountain
15 Roads and Maritime Services, Projects, Princes Highway Upgrade, Completed Projects, Forest Road to Jervis Bay Road

Last updated: 01-Feb-2018 16:11

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