Road Photos & Information: Victoria
M1 A1 Princes Highway, West Gate Freeway, CityLink, Monash Freeway & Princes Freeway (M1 / A1) - Cann River to NSW Border

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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:

Click here for photos of the former alignment at Genoa

Cann River to NSW Border NSW Border to Cann River
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Services Sign:
Services sign at Cann River, September 2009.

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NSW Border:
Princes Highway as it crosses the New South Wales / Victoria border at Maramingo Creek, January 2010. National Route 1 ends here and continues as A1 once inside Victoria.

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Weighbridge Ahead:
Sign indicating the distance to the heavy vehicle inspection station and weighbridge, Cann River, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Maramingo Creek, January 2010. This is the first distance sign on the Victorian side of the border.

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Weighbridge:
Heavy vehicle inspection station and weighbridge, Cann River, February 2010.

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Tourism Sign:
Tourism sign at Maramingo Creek, April 2010.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Cann River for the junction with Monaro Hwy (B23) and Tamboon Rd, February 2010.

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Tourist Sign:
Diagrammatic tourist orientated sign on the Princes Hwy at Genoa detailing some of the C-routes in the region, December 2013.

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Services Sign:
Rest Revive Sign, urging motorists to take a break in Cann River, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Genoa for the intersection with Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd (C617), April 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy (A1) at Cann River approaching the entrance to the caravan park, February 2010.

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Entering Genoa:
Princes Hwy as it enters the town of Genoa, April 2010.

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

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AD Sign:
Advance directional sign at Genoa approaching Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd (C617), April 2010.

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Caravan park Entrance:
Intersection directional sign at the entrance to the caravan park at Cann River, February 2010.

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Genoa River:
Princes Hwy (A1) at Genoa as it crosses Genoa River, April 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy at Cann River approaching Monaro Hwy (B23), January 2017. This sign is unusual as it shows the distances to Sydney via each route.

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Alexanders Road and Mallacoota Road Intersection:
Corner of Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd at Genoa, December 2013.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Cann River:
Princes Hwy as it crosses Cann River in the town of Cann River, September 2009.

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

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy at Cann River approaching Monaro Hwy (B23), January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

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Thurra River:
Princes Hwy at Cann River as crosses the Thurra River, April 2010.

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Monaro Hwy / Tamboon Road Interesection:
Corner of Princes Highway (A1), Monaro Highway (B23) and Tamboon Road in the Cann River town centre, January 2017. Click here for a photo by Paul Rands of this location from September 2009.

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Services Sign:
Services sign at Cann River, April 2010.

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Monaro Hwy / Tamboon Road Interesection:
Corner of Princes Highway (A1), Monaro Highway (B23) and Tamboon Road in the Cann River town centre, Janaury 2017.

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Entering Cann River:
Princes Hwy as it enters the town of Cann River, April 2010.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave the Cann River town centre, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy at Cann River approaching Monaro Hwy (B23), April 2010.

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Thurra River:
Princes Hwy at Noorinbee as crosses Thurra River, September 2009.

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Cann River:
Princes Hwy (A1) as it passes through the town of Cann River, December 2013.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Wingan River:
Princes Highway as crosses Wingan River at Noorinbee, September 2009.

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Monaro Hwy / Tamboon Road Interesection:
Corner of Princes Highway (A1), Monaro Highway (B23) and Tamboon Road in the Cann River town centre, April 2010.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Genoa for the intersection with Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd (C617), September 2009.

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Monaro Hwy / Tamboon Road Interesection:
Corner of Princes Highway (A1), Monaro Highway (B23) and Tamboon Road in the Cann River town centre, Janaury 2017.

Image © Huang Milton Collection

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

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Monaro Hwy / Tamboon Road Interesection:
Corner of Princes Highway (A1), Monaro Highway (B23) and Tamboon Road in the Cann River town centre, April 2010.

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AD Sign:
Advance directional sign at Genoa approaching Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd (C617), September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy (A1) at Cann River approaching the entrance to the caravan park, February 2010.

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Alexanders Road and Mallacoota Road Intersection:
Corner of Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd at Genoa, September 2009.

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Cann River:
Princes Hwy as it crosses Cann River in the town of Cann River, February 2010.

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Alexanders Road and Mallacoota Road Intersection:
Corner of Alexanders Rd and Mallacoota Rd at Genoa, September 2009.

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Caravan park Entrance:
Intersection directional sign at the entrance to the caravan park at Cann River, February 2010.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave Genoa, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave the Cann River town centre, February 2010.

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NSW Border:
Princes Highway as it meets the New South Wales / Victoria border, September 2009.

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Weighbridge Ahead:
Sign indicating the distance to the heavy vehicle inspection station and weighbridge, Cann River, February 2010.

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Weighbridge:
Heavy vehicle inspection station and weighbridge, Cann River, February 2010.

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Click here for the continuation of Princes Highway (A1) in New South Wales
Click here for the continuation of A1 between Orbost and Cann River

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

Last updated: 06-Jan-2020 8:23

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