Road Photos & Information: South Australia
A32 Horrocks Highway & Barrier Highway (A32) - SA / NSW Border to Olary

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Horrocks Highway (formerly Main North Road) is a major arterial route linking Adelaide and the Flinders Ranges and Port Augusta area.

The Barrier Highway heads north from Giles Corner into the mid-north of South Australia. The highway also passes through the Nackara Range, and heads north-easterly direction eventually reaching Cockburn, which is located on both the SA/NSW border - split in half by the actual border. The highway is named after the Barrier Ranges which are located near Broken Hill.

History:

NSW Border to Olary   Olary to NSW Border
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NSW-SA Border:
Old wooden sign showing the state border splitting the town of Cockburn in two, March 2007.

Image © Mitchell Oliver

  NEW Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Ucolta, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

UPDATED SA Welcome Sign:
Westbound at Cockburn, March 2007. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from December 2003.

Image © Mitchell Oliver

  Entering Cockburn:
Local council sign welcoming visitors to Cockburn, March 2007.

Image © Mitchell Oliver

NEW Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Cockburn, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Entering Olary:
Barrier Hwy (A32) as it enters the town of Olary, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Entering Mannahill:
Barrier Hwy (A32) as it enters the town of Mannahill, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Mannahill:
Barrier Hwy (A32) passing through the town of Mannahill, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Entering Yunta:
Barrier Hwy (A32) as it enters the town of Yunta, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Dawson Gorge Road:
Corner of Barrier Hwy (A32) and Dawson Gorge Rd at Oodla Wirra, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Qurantine Station:
Quarantine station at Oodla Wirra, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Ucolta approaching Petersburg Rd (B56) and Parnaroo Rd, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
NEW Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Ucolta, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
Click here for A32 between Hallett and Giles Corner

1 Location SA Map Viewer
2 Government of South Australia, Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure, News, Safety works on Barrier Highway, 12 Sep 2012
3 Government of South Australia, Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure, News, Wider shoulders for Barrier Hwy, 17 Jun 2014

Last updated: 02-Dec-2020 0:32

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