Road Photos & Information: Tasmania
  West Tamar Highway (A7)

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West Tamar Highway covers the western edge of the Tamar River, from Launceston to the beach town of Greens Beach.

The West Tamar Highway's highest elevation along its length is 137m and the lowest point is at -2.06m. The West Tamar Highway connects with the East Tamar Highway (A8), Batman Highway (B73), Midland Highway (NH1) and the Tasman Highway (A3).

History:

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Launceston to Greens Beach   Greens Beach to Launceston
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Launceston approaching Margaret St, July 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign showing old SR1 route number at Launceston, August 2006. This sign has since been removed.

Image © Tim Cole

Intersection Directional Sign:
Intersection directional sign facing traffic on York Street (A7) Launceston, near the southern terminus of the route. April 2007.

Image © Peter Renshaw

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Brisbane St (West Tamar Hwy) (A7) at Launceston, approaching Bathurst St (A8), July 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

Paterson Bridge:
Paterson Bridge carries West Tamar Hwy (A7) over the confluence of the South Esk River and River Tamar in Launceston, July 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

  Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign at the junction with Brisbane St (A8) at Launceston, July 2018. Brisbane St becomes A3 at this junction and this is also the southern terminus of A7.

Image © Paul Rands

Paterson Bridge:
Underside view of Paterson Bridge, which carries West Tamar Hwy (A7) over the confluence of the South Esk River and River Tamar in Launceston, July 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

 
Advance Directional Sign:
Northbound AD sign approaching the intersections of Atkinsons Road and Rosevears Drive (C733) at Legana, April 2007.

Image © Peter Renshaw

 

1 ABC Northern Tasmania, Kings Bridge
2 Libraries Tasmania, Paterson Bridge Official opening 2nd November 1973

Last updated: 10-Nov-2018 12:44

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