Road Photos & Information: South Australia
M1 A1 B1   Princes Hwy, Glen Osmond Rd, Main North Rd, Port Wakefield Road, Augusta Highway & Eyre Highway (M1 / A1 / B1) - SA / Vic Border to Kingston SE

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Highway 1 runs right around Australia, however with the introduction of alphanumeric routes, highway 1 takes on all different identifications depending on its importance and road design.

In South Australia, it's numbered with several designations:

The Princes Highway links Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The highway was first proclaimed from Sydney to Melbourne in the 1920s, it was later extended through western Victoria and eventually to Adelaide.

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Princes Highway (B1) (Includes Jubilee Hwy):

Victoria Border to Kingston SE Kingston SE to Victoria Border
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Border Crossing Sign:
Older style border crossing sign at the SA / Vic border at Glenburnie. December 2001. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from February 2000.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Southern Ports Highway:
Sign assemblies at the junction with Southern Ports Hwy (B101) at Millicent, December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Mt Gambier, approaching Riddoch Hwy (A66 / B66), December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Tourism Sign:
Tourism region sign at Tantanoola, December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign with remnant NR1 and ALT-NR1 shields at Millicent approaching Wyrie Rd and Williams Rd, October 2011. NR1 and ALT-NR1 were replaced with alphanumeric route numbers in 1998.

Image © Peter Renshaw

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Riddoch Hwy (A66 / B66) at Mt Gambier, December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Black Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Black supplemental AD sign with remnant NR1 and ALT-NR1 shields at Millicent, approaching Southern Ports Hwy (B101), December 2001. NR1 and ALT-NR1 were replaced with alphanumeric route numbers in 1998.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Glenburnie, approaching Glenelg Hwy (B160), December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign with remnant NR1 shield at Millicent, October 2011.

Image © Peter Renshaw

Border Crossing Sign:
Older style border crossing sign at the SA / Vic border at Glenburnie. December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Click here for the continuation of Princes Hwy (B1) between Kingston SE and Tailem Bend
Click here for the continuation of Princes Hwy (A1) in Victoria

1 Transport SA, State Route Numbers map, May 2003

Last updated: 28-Apr-2019 11:07

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