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) - Kingston SE to Tailem Bend

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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.

Towns along this section of Highway include Mount Gambier, Millicent, Kingston SE, Meningie, Tailem Bend, Murray Bridge, Nairne, Mount Barker and Adelaide. The route varies from 2 lane rural highway standard to full freeway standard and includes the Adelaide-Crafers Freeway which features twin-tube 600 metre tunnels, which decend the Mt Lofty Ranges by 430 metres over a distance of 10 kilometres. 2

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Princes Highway (B1):

Kingston SE to Tailem Bend Tailem Bend to Kingston SE
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Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign with remnant NR1 shield at Kingston SE, December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kingston SE approaching Southern Ports Hwy (B101), December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tailem Bend, approaching Princes Hwy (A1) and Dukes Hwy (A8), December 2001.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

   
Click here for the continuation of Princes Hwy as A1 between Tailem Bend and Murray Bridge
Click here for the contination of Princes Hwy (B1) between SA / Vic Border and Kingston SE

1 Location SA Map Viewer
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Government of South Australia, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Completed projects, The Adelaide Crafers Highway Project

Last updated: 28-Apr-2019 11:22

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