Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
Route Number Gwydir Highway (National Route 38) - Moree to Warialda (Decommissioned)

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National Route 38 is a rural highway in northern New South Wales, which connects the north coast with outback NSW. For the most part it's undivided, except in a handful of spots.

It runs parallel with the Gwydir River, and is named after Lord Gwydir by Alan Cunningham who crossed the river at Gravesend in 1827.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Moree to Warialda Warialda to Moree
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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner of Gwydir Hwy (Heber St) (NR38) and Newell Hwy (Balo St) (NR39) in the Moree CBD, October 2004.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Trailblazer:
Possibly original trailblazer on Gwydir Hwy (NR38) in Warialda. January 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric AD sign approaching Newell Hwy (NH39) at Moree. May 2011. The NH39 duplex ends at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Gwydir Hwy (NR38) approaching Stephen St (SR95 / TD4) at Warialda. January 2005. The SR95 duplex starts at this junction. Note the missing TD4 shield from the sign.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric ID sign at the corner of Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Newell Hwy (NR39) at Moree, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Trailblazer:
Possibly original trailblazer on Gwydir Hwy (NR38) (near Stephen St) in Warialda. January 2005.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric AD sign on Newell Hwy (NH39) approaching Gwydir Hwy (NR38) at Moree. May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign on the outskirts of Warialda. January 2005.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric ID sign at the corner of Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Newell Hwy (NR39) at Moree, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Fossickers Way (SR95) at Warialda. January 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric ID sign at the corner of Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Newell Hwy (NR39) at Moree, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly facing Fossickers Way (SR95) at Warialda. January 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Warialda approaching Stephen St (SR95 / TD4). January 2005. The SR95 duplex ends at this junction.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Fossickers Way (SR95) approaching Gwydir Hwy (NR38) at Warialda. January 2005.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Warialda on Stephen St (SR95 / TD4) approaching Gwydir Hwy (NR38). January 2005.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as Gwydir Hwy (NR38) leaves Warialda. January 2005.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner of Stephen St (SR95 / TD4) and Gwydir Hwy (NR38) at Warialda, January 2005.

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Entering Gravesend:
Gwydir Hwy (NR38) as it enters the town of Gravesend. July 2005.

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Gravesend Town Centre:
Gwydir Hwy (NR38) as it passes through Gravesend, July 2005.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Biniguy Av at Biniguy. July 2005.

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Services Sign:
Services sign approaching Grattai Rd at Pallamallawa. July 2005.

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Cyclists Sign:
Unusual cyclists sign near Pallamallawa. July 2005.

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Services Sign:
Services sign urging motorists to stop and rest in Moree. July 2005.

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Services Sign:
Services sign urging motorists to stop and rest in Moree. July 2005.

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Entering Moree:
Gwydir Hwy (NR38) as it enters the town of Moree. July 2005.

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Newell Highway:
Alphanumeric intersection directional sign at the corner of Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Newell Hwy (NH39) at Moree. July 2005. The NH39 duplex starts at this junction.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Moree approaching Alice St, Newell Hwy (NH39) and Gwydir Hwy (NR38) roundabout. Note the NR38 shield on the left of the sign, it should be on the right. NH39 is now no longer routed through the Moree CBD. July 2005.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the Alice St, Newell Hwy (NH39) and Gwydir Hwy (NR38) roundabout at Moree. May 2011. The NH39 duplex ends at this junction, and NR38 turns right at this intersection. Click here for a photo from July 2005 of the original sign installation.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
Alphanumeric AD signs on Newell Hwy (NH39) approaching the roundabout with Gwydir Hwy (NR38) and Alice St in Moree. May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the Alice St, Newell Hwy (NH39) and Gwydir Hwy (NR38) roundabout at Moree. May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the Alice St, Newell Hwy (NH39) and Gwydir Hwy (NR38) roundabout at Moree. May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Moree CBD:
Gwydir Hwy (Balo St) (NR38) as it passes through the Moree CBD, near Heber St. NR38 turns left at this junction. July 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Click here for the continuation of NR38 between Warialda and Glen Innes

1 Roads & Traffic Authority, Schedule of Classified Roads and State & Regional Roads, January 2011
2 Department of Main Roads, The Roadmakers, A History of Main Roads in New South Wales, ISBN 0 7240 0439 4
3 Roads & Traffic Authority, Road activity update, Northern NSW, May 2003

Last updated: 12-Jul-2019 10:09

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