Road Photos & Information: Victoria
M1 A1 Princes Highway, West Gate Freeway, CityLink, Monash Freeway & Princes Freeway (M1 / A1) - Kalimna to Orbost

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General Information:

M1 / A1 is a major route that crosses roughly from east to west in Victoria. The standard varies from single carriageway rural highway to full freeway standard.

Princes Highway (East):

The eastern section of the Princes Highway connects Traralgon to the Gippsland area and also Victoria's northeast. It's mostly undivided rural highway, generally one lane each way with occasional overtaking lanes. Several of the towns serviced by the route are very popular tourist destinations.

History:

Kalimna to Orbost Orbost to Kalimna
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Entering Lakes Entrance:
Princes Hwy as it enters the tourist town of Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Newmerella, December 2013.

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Steep Descent:
Princes Hwy as it approaches the steep descent into the Lakes Entrance town centre, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist supplemental AD sign at Nowa Nowa for the town of Buchan, April 2010.

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Lakes Entrance:
Princes Hwy at Lakes Entrance, overlooking The Narrows, September 2009.

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Tourist Sign:
Tourist orientated sign with services panel approaching Nowa Nowa, April 2010.

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North Arm:
Princes Hwy (A1) as it crosses North Arm at Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Entering Nowa Nowa:
Princes Hwy (A1) as it enters Nowa Nowa, approaching Nowa Nowa-Buchan Rd, April 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the roundabout with Marine Pd and Bullock Island Rd, Janaury 2017.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Nowa Nowa approaching the split between Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620), April 2010.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
Intersection sign at the roundabout with Marine Pd and Bullock Island Rd, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Nowa Nowa approaching the split between Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620), April 2010.

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Lakes Entrance Town Centre:
Princes Hwy as it passes through the town of Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Corner of Princes Hwy & Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd:
The split between Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620) at Nowa Nowa, December 2013. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from April 2010.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Lakes Entrance Town Centre:
Princes Hwy as it passes through the town of Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for local recreation reserve, Nowa Nowa, April 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign in the Lakes Entrance CBD approaching Myer St, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign after the split between Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620), at Nowa Nowa, April 2010.

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Lakes Entrance Town Centre:
Princes Hwy as it passes through the town of Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Old Nowa Nowa Road:
Intersection directional sign near Old Nowa Nowa Rd at Nowa Nowa, April 2010.

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Merrangbaur Hill:
Princes Hwy as it climbs Merrangbaur Hill at Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Toorloo Arm:
Princes Hwy as it crosses Toorloo Arm at Toorloo Arm, April 2010.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Toorloo Arm, approaching Lake Tyers Beach Rd, April 2010.

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Lake Bunga Beach Road Intersection:
Corner of Princes Hwy (A1) and Lake Bunga Beach Rd at Lakes Entrance, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Toorloo Arm, approaching Lake Tyers Beach Rd, April 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Toorloo Arm approaching Lake Tyers Beach Rd, Janaury 2017.

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Lake Tyers Beach Road Intersection:
Corner of Princes Hwy (A1) and Lake Tyers Beach Rd at Toorloo Arm, April 2010.

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Lake Tyers Beach Road Intersection:
Corner of Princes Hwy (A1) and Lake Tyers Beach Rd at Toorloo Arm, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign in the Lakes Entrance CBD approaching Myer St, April 2010.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Toorloo Arm after the Lake Tyers Beach Rd junction, Janaury 2017.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave Lakes Entrance, April 2010.

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Toorloo Arm:
Princes Hwy as it crosses Toorloo Arm at Toorloo Arm, September 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the turn off to the Lonely Bay Walk, September 2009.

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Tourist Sign:
Tourist orientated sign with services panel for Nowa Nowa at Toorloo Arm, April 2010.

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Steep Descent:
Princes Hwy as it approaches the steep descent at Toorloo Arm, September 2009.

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Old Nowa Nowa Road:
Intersection directional sign near Old Nowa Nowa Rd at Nowa Nowa, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Nowa Nowa for the junction with Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620), September 2009.

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Entering Nowa Nowa:
Princes Hwy (A1) as it enters Nowa Nowa, September 2009.

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Custom No Exit Sign:
Unusual custom no exit sign near the general store at Nowa Nowa, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Nowa Nowa approaching the junction of Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620), January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Corner of Princes Hwy & Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd:
Junction of Princes Hwy (A1) and Bruthen-Nowa Nowa Rd (C620) at Nowa Nowa, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

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Entering Tostaree:
Princes Hwy as it enters the town of Tostaree, September 2009.

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Steep Descent:
Princes Hwy as it approaches the steep descent at Tostaree, September 2009.

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Tourist Reassurance Directional Sign:
Tourist orientated distance sign on the Princes Hwy at Simpsons Creek, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Services Sign:
Services sign at Newmerella, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist orientated supplemental AD sign at Newmerella, Janaury 2017.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist orientated supplemental AD sign at Newmerella, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Entering Newmerella:
Princes Hwy as it enters the village of Newmerella, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Newmerella approaching Corringle Road, Janaury 2017.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

Newmerella Town Centre:
Princes Hwy as it passes through Newmerella, September 2009.

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Click here for the continuation of A1 between Orbost and Cann River
Click here for the continuation of A1 between Bairnsdale and Kalimna

1 Viseth Uch
2 Vicroads Road Management Plan, 30 October 2004

Last updated: 06-Jan-2020 13:31

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