Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Burke Developmental Road, Barkly Highway, Diamantina Developmental Road & Eyre Developmental Road (National Route 83)

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General Information:

National Route 83 is the main link between outback Queensland and the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

 
SA Border to Normanton   Normanton to SA Border
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Border Crossing:
Crossing from South Australia into Queendland, near Birdsville, October 2018.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cloncurry approaching Barkly Hwy (A2 / A6), September 2015. The A2 duplex begins at this junction.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Birdsville, approaching Birdsville Developmental Rd (SR14), October 2018. Note the missing SR14 shield.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Camooweal St, Mt Isa, September 2015.

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Distance Sign:
Tourism based distance sign entering Birdsville, October 2018.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Dajarra, September 2015.

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Donohue Highway:
Diamantina Developmental Rd (NR83) at the junction with Donohue Hwy at Boulia, September 2015.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Dajarra approaching Urandangie North Rd, September 2015.

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Donohue Highway:
AD style sign facing Donohue Hwy at Boulia, September 2015.

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  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Birdsville, October 2018.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Boulia, September 2015.

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  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Birdsville, October 2018.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Urandangie North Rd at Dajarra, September 2015.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Birdsville, approaching Birdsville Developmental Rd (SR14), October 2018. Note the missing SR14 shield.

Image © Richard Wardle

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Gulf Developmental Rd (NR1) at Normanton, August 2015. This is the northern terminus of NR83.

Image © Richard Wardle

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Birdsville, October 2018.

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Click here for the continuation of the route as B83 / D83 in South Australia

1 Queensland Government, The State Road Network of Queensland map, 30 June 2010
2 Queensland Government, Cabinet, Media Statements, $28m Burke Developmental Road upgrade ahead of schedule, 4 November 2007
3 Queensland Government, Cabinet, Media Statements, Burke Developmental Road upgrade benefits north-west communities, 3 July 2008
4 Queensland Government, Cabinet, Media Statements, Diamantina Developmental Road upgrade project to boost safety, 15 August 2008
5 Queensland Government, QTRIP 2012-13, Part 12, Central West Region

Last updated: 14:29:50 11/3/2019

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