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  Roe Highway & Great Northern Highway (National Highway 95) - Perth to Bindoon

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The Roe Highway section of NH95, is also signposted as state route 3, forming part of a ring road around the western and northern suburbs of Perth. It runs from from the junction with the Great Eastern Hwy (NH94 / SR51) at Midvale to the junction with Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1) and Middle Swan Road (SR3) at Middle Swan. The route is arterial road standard, in some parts resembling a freeway.

The Great Northern Highway links the north of WA with Perth and the port of Fremantle and is the main communication route between Perth and Darwin. It also forms part of the infrastructure that links the Murchison, Pilbara and Kimberley Regions to Perth. 1

The Great Northern Highway services the State's agricultural, pastoral, mining and tourism industries, and is the main route for the flow of goods and services to and from the State's north. In addition to it being a dedicated National Highway, it also serves as the classified Heavy Haulage and Wide/High Load Route to the north of the State, on which approximately 30% of the traffic is heavy vehicles, often carrying over-width loads such as mining machinery. 1

Its total length within Wheatbelt North Region is 277km and it passes through the Shires of Chittering, Victoria Plains, Moora and Dalwallinu. 1

The NH95 section is all rural highway standard and is among the remotest sealed roads in the world.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Perth to Bindoon   Bindoon To Perth
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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Midvale, April 2016. NR1 is shown in error here.

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  AD Sign:
Advance directional sign approaching the Brand Hwy (NR1) intersection at Muchea. May 2008. NR1 begins its multiplex along NH95 from this upcoming intersection

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Approaching Toodyay Road:
Roe Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / SR3) approaching Toodyay Rd (SR50) at Middle Swan, April 2016.

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  Road Train Sign:
Typical sign indicating that the highway is a road train route. Muchea, May 2008.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Roe Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / SR3) and Toodyay Rd (SR50) at Middle Swan, April 2016.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign located south of the Brand Hwy junction at Muchea. May 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Roe Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / SR3) at Middle Swan, approaching Reid Hwy (SR3) and Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203 and unnumbered), April 2016.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bullsbrook approaching Rutland Rd (SR85), May 2008.

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Approaching Roe Hoghway & Great Northern Highway:
Roe Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / SR3) at Middle Swan, approaching Reid Hwy (SR3) and Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203 and unnumbered), April 2016.

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  Rutland Rd Junction:
Southbound through the Rutland Road intersection in Bullsbrook, May 2008.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on the corner of Roe Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / SR3), Reid Hwy (SR3) and Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203 and unnumbered) at Middle Swan, April 2016.

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  Services Sign:
Southbound as you enter Bullsbrook. May 2008.

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Start Tourist Drive 203:
Sign on Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203) at Upper Swan indicating the beginning of TD203 (Midlands Way), April 2016.

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  Bullsbrook:
Southbound through the town of Bullsbrook, May 2008. Note the trailblazer assembly, left of shot.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Upper Swan, near Railway Pde, April 2016.

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  Distance Sign:
RD as you head southbound out of Bullsbrook, May 2008.

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Copley Road:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Copley Rd at Upper Swan, April 2016.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound approaching the road train assembly area and Apple Street in Upper Swan, April 2016. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from May 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Upper Swan, approaching Apple St, April 2016.

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  Apple Street:
Corner of Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203) and Apple St at Upper Swan, April 2016.

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Apple Street:
Corner of Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203) and Apple St at Upper Swan, April 2016.

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  Copley Road:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Copley Rd at Upper Swan, April 2016.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Walyunga Rd at Bullsbrook, April 2016.

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  Level Crossing:
Southbound as you cross the railway line through Upper Swan, May 2008.

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Walyunga Road:
Corner of Great Northern Hwy (NH95 / NR1 / TD203) and Walyunga Rd at Bullsbrook, April 2016.

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  AD Sign:
Southbound advance directional sign approaching West Swan Road in Upper Swan, April 2016. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from May 2008.

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Reassurance Sign:
Trailblazer assembly, northbound after the Rutland Rd (SR85) intersection at Bullsbrook. May 2008.

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  West Swan Road Intersection:
Southbound in Upper Swan at the West Swan Rd (SR52) intersection. Downer, April 2016. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from May 2008.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign, northbound after the Rutland Rd (SR85) intersection at Bullsbrook. May 2008.

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  Crossing Swan River:
The Upper Swan Bridge over the Swan River. May 2008.

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Black Advance Directional Sign:
Old black AD sign just before the Brand Highway intersection at Muchea. The NR1 multiplex ends at the Brand Highway junction. May 2008.

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  Entering Baskerville:
Southbound thru the town of Baskerville, May 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign just before the Brand Highway intersection at Muchea. The NR1 multiplex ends at the Brand Highway junction. May 2008.

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  Traffic Signals Warning Sign:
Large red warning sign for traffic signals at Middle Swan approaching the intersection of Roe Highway (SR3 / NH95), Great Northern Highway (NR1) and Middle Swan Road (SR3), May 2008.

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Black ID Sign:
Old black ID sign at the Brand Highway intersection at Muchea. The NR1 multiplex ends here and NR1 continues northward via the coast. May 2008.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Middle Swan approaching the intersection of Roe Highway (SR3 / NH95), Great Northern Highway (NR1) and Middle Swan Road (SR3), May 2008.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave Muchea, located north of the Brand Hwy (NR1) intersection. May 2008.

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  Roe Highway, Great Northern Highway & Middle Swan Road Intersection:
Southbound at the traffic lights on the corner of Roe Highway (SR3 / NH95), Great Northern Highway (NR1) and Middle Swan Road (SR3) at Middle Swan, May 2008.

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      Flashing Traffic Signals Warning Sign:
Warning sign for traffic signals on the Roe Hwy at Middle Swan approaching the intersection with Toodyay Road (SR50), May 2008.

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      Toodyay Road Intersection:
Looking southeast at Toodyay Road (SR50) at Middle Swan, May 2008.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for the Great Eastern Highway intersection, southbound at Midvale. May 2008.

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      End National Highway 95:
The southern terminus of NH95 at Midvale. Southbound, May 2008.

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Click here for the continuation of NH95 between Bindoon and Dalwallinnu

1 Main Roads WA
2 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Main Roads contract awarded to Brierty Contractors to widen Great Northern Highway, 17 February 1998
3 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Bridge strengthening works for Great Northern Highway, 29 June 2005
4 Australian Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government
5 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Construction set to commence on Great Northern Highway, 18 February 2009

Last updated: 05-Jan-2019 22:22

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