Road Photos & Information: South Australia
  Stuart Highway (National Highway A87)

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The Stuart Highway is named after explorer John McDouall Stuart, the first European to cross Australia from South to North, and it generally follows his route. 2

It is a rural highway, which is very isolated, and acts as part of the main road link between Darwin, Alice Springs and Adelaide.

History:

Port Augusta West to NT Border   NT Border to Port Augusta West
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ID Sign:
Intersection direction sign at the intersection with Hutchison Street in Coober Pedy. August 2008.

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  SA Welcome Sign:
Crossing from NT into SA, southbound. This sign shows South Australia for southbound traffic and Northern Territory for northbound traffic. Marla, November 2016.

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Kempe Road Intersection:
ID sign on the junction with Kempe Road in Coober Pedy. August 2008.

Image © Kate Pilling

  Advance Direction Sign:
Southbound approaching Mintabie Road at Marla. September 2008.

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Distance Sign:
RD as you leave Coober Pedy, August 2008.

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  AD Sign:
Advance directional sign for the Oodnadatta Track intersection at Marla, September 2008.

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AD Sign:
Advance directional sign for the Oodnadatta Track intersection at Marla, August 2008.

Image © Kate Pilling

  Intersection Directional Sign Assembly:
Signage facing roadhouse traffic on the Oodnadatta Track in Marla, near the Stuart Highway, September 2008.

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      Intersection Directional Sign Assembly:
Signage facing traffic on the Oodnadatta Track in Marla, September 2008.

Image © Kate Pilling

      Distance Sign:
Southbound RD sign as you leave Marla, September 2008.

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      Distance Sign:
Southbound RD sign at Pimba, September 2008.

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      Approaching Eyre Hwy:
Southbound AD sign approaching the southern terminus of NH-A87, the Eyre Highway (NH-A1) at Port Augusta West, September 2008.

Image © Kate Pilling

Click here for the continuation of the Stuart Highway as NH87 in the Northern Territory

1 Transport SA
2 NT Government Chief Minister's Office
3 Government of South Australia
4 History Trust of South Australia

Last updated: 05-Nov-2018 21:54

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