Road Photos & Information: Western Australia
  Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, South Coast Highway, Chester Pass Road, South Western Highway, Robertson Drive, Australind Bypass, Old Coast Road, Mandurah Road, Ennis Avenue, Patterson Road, Rockingham Road, Stock Road, Leach Highway, Kwinana Freeway, Canning Highway, Great Eastern Highway, Great Eastern Highway Bypass, Roe Highway, Great Northern Highway, Brand Highway & North West Coastal Highway (National Route 1) - Binningup to Mandurah

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National Route 1 is a major route in WA.

The route varies in form from multi-laned arterial road, suburban road, to single carriageway rural highway. It passes through commercial, industrial, residential and agricultural land, and also through state forest and conservation areas.

History:

Click here for photos of the route in the Lake Clifton area, prior to upgrade

Mandurah to Binningup   Binningup to Mandurah
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Dudley Park:
Mandurah Bypass (NR1) as it passes through Dudley Park, August 2009.

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  Old Wrong Way Sign:
Old style WA wrong way sign at Myalup near the roadhouse and Taranto Road, December 2007. There was once several of these between Bunbury and Myalup, however most along the route are of the current WA style and feature the words 'GO BACK' instead of 'BACK OUT'.

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Leslie Street:
Mandurah Bypass at the junction with Leslie St at Dudley Park, August 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
Northbound AD sign approaching Myalup Beach Road in Myalup. April 2008.

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Leslie Street:
Mandurah Bypass at the junction with Leslie St at Dudley Park, August 2009.

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  Myalup Beach Road:
Northbound through the intersection with Myalup Beach Road, April 2008.

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Overwidth Vehicles Sign:
Sign ordering overwidth vehicles to use the left lane on the Mandurah Estuary Bridge at Dudley Park, August 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Myalup approaching the junction with Settlers Roadhouse, November 2012.

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Lane Warning Signs:
Leftover lane direction warning signs from when the lane configuration for Mandurah Estuary Bridge was changed, Dudley Park, August 2009.

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  Settlers Roadhouse Junction:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) at Myalup at the entrance to Settlers Roadhouse, December 2012.

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Lane Changes Prohibition Sign:
Signs banning lane changes on the Mandurah Estuary Bridge, August 2009.

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  Directional Sign:
Advance directional sign and standard intersection warning sign assembly with road name at Myalup. Looking northbound approaching Forestry Road, the turn off to the town of Harvey. November 2012. Click here for a photo of this location from December 2007.

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Mandurah Estuary Bridge:
Mandurah Bypass as it crosses Mandurah Estuary Bridge, August 2009.

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  Forestry Road Intersection:
Northbound in Myalup at the Forestry Road intersection, November 2012. Click here for a photo of this location from December 2007.

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Old Coast Road Intersection:
Mandurah Bypass (NR1) as it meets Old Coast Rd (NR1) at Erskine, August 2009. The TD205 shield is in error.

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  Distance Sign:
Northbound RD sign at Myalup after Forestry Road, November 2012. Click here for a photo of this location from December 2007.

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Peelwood Parade:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) as it approaches Peelwood Pde at Erskine, August 2009.

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  Police Speed Limit Reminder:
Sign heading northbound at Myalup reminding motorists of police monitoring of the speed limit. December 2007.

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Peelwood Parade:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) at the junction with Peelwood Pde at Erskine, August 2009.

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  Tourism Sign:
Sign indicating you are leaving the Southwest region of Western Australia, December 2007 at Preston Beach.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Erskine after Peelwood Pde, August 2009.

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  Tourism Sign:
Sign denoting you have entered the Peel Region of WA, December 2007 at Preston Beach.

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Casuarina Drive & Bower Drive:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) approaching Casuarina Dr and Bower Dr in Erskine, August 2009.

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  Local Radio Sign:
Northbound sign indicating the radio stations available in the area, in this case it's the 2 Mandurah stations: 6MM and Coast FM. December 2007 at Preston beach.

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Mercedes Avenue:
Old Coast Rd at Falcon approaching Mercedes Av, August 2009.

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  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Preston Beach as you approach Preston Beach Road and Johnston Road, November 2012.

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Falcon:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) as it passes through the suburb of Falcon, August 2009.

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  Directional Sign:
Northbound AD sign at Preston Beach as you approach Preston Beach Road and Johnston Road, November 2012.

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Princeton Drive:
Corner of Old Coast Rd (NR1) and Princeton Dr at Wannanup, near Port Bouvard Bridge, August 2009.

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  Waroona Turn Off:
Northbound approaching the intersection with Peppermint Grove Road at Lake Clifton, November 2012. Click here for a photo of this location from August 2009.

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Port Bouvard Bridge:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) as it crosses the Dawesville Channel via Port Bouvard Bridge, August 2009.

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  Waroona Turn Off:
Northbound near the intersection with Peppermint Grove Road at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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Services Sign:
Services sign at Dawesville approaching the unnumbered section of Old Coast Rd and Dawesville Bypass (NR1), August 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Preston Beach Rd, December 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
ID sign acting as an AD sign approaching Old Coast Rd and Dawesville Bypass (NR1) at Dawesvile, August 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Peppermint Grove Rd, November 2012.

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Old Coast Road:
Corner of Old Coast Rd (NR1 and unnumbered) and Dawesville Bypass (NR1) at Dawesville, August 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Peppermint Grove Road at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist orientated AD sign at Lake Clifton approaching Newnham Rd, August 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
Northbound RD sign after the Peppermint Grove Road junction at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Lake Clifton approaching Old Bunbury Rd, August 2009.

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  Variable Message Sign:
VMS sign between Peppermint Grove Rd and Forrest Hwy (SR2) at Lake Clifton, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Lake Clifton approaching Forrest Hwy (SR2), August 2009.

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  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental services related advance directional sign
approaching the Forrest Hwy (SR2) junction at Lake Clifton, November 2012. Click here for a photo of this location from August 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at Lake Clifton at the junction with Forrest Hwy (SR2), August 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
Advance directional sign approaching the Forrest Hwy (SR2) junction at Lake Clifton, December 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Lake Clifton approaching Peppermint Grove Rd, August 2009.

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  intersection Directional Sign:
AD sign at the corner Old Coast Rd (NR1) and Forrest Hwy (SR2) at Lake Clifton, December 2012.

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Peppermint Grove Road:
Corner of Old Coast Rd (NR1) and Peppermint Grove Rd at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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  Old Bunbury Road Turn Off:
Northbound approaching Old Bunbury Road, which joins this section of highway with the South Western Highway (SR20). December 2007. It's likely this was once a main road in the area.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign after Peppermint Grove Rd at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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  Old Bunbury Road Intersection:
Northbound at the intersection with Old Bunury Road in Lake Clifton, December 2007.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Old Coast Rd (NR1) at Lake Clifton approaching Johnston Rd and Preston Beach Rd, August 2009.

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  Tourism Sign:
Northbound at Lake Clifton is this sign indicating we are now entering the Mandurah Region, December 2007.

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Johnston Road & Preston Beach Road:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) approaching Johnston Rd and Preston Beach Rd at Lake Clifton, August 2009.

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  Older Overtaking Lane Ahead Sign:
Northbound at Preston is this older style WA overtaking lane ahead sign. December 2007.

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Radio Stations Sign:
Sign indicating the local radio stations in the area, Myalup, August 2009.

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  Roadwise Sign:
Northbound at Bouvard you pass this sign indicating the local authorities working with the state government of road safety. December 2007.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Myalup approaching Forestry Rd, August 2009.

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  Services Sign:
Northbound entering the Dawesville area. December 2007.

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Forestry Road:
Corner of Old Coast Rd (NR1) and Forestry Rd at Myalup, August 2009.

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  Old Coast Road Intersection:
Northbound at Dawesville at the southern end of the Dawesville Bypass. Here the old alignment passes through the town of Dawesville and through traffic uses the dual carriageway which eventually takes you to Mandurah. December 2007.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Myalup after Forestry Rd, August 2009.

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  Port Bouvard Bridge:
Northbound approaching the Port Bouvard Bridge over the Dawesville Channel, December 2007. Landgate Ref: Map 788, A8

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Myalup approaching Harvey-Myalup Rd and Myalup Beach Rd, August 2009.

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  Approaching the Peelwood Pde Intersection:
Northbound at Halls Head near the Centro shopping centre, December 2007.

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Harvey-Myalup Road & Myalup Beach Road:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) at Myalup approaching Harvey-Myalup Rd and Myalup Beach Rd, August 2009.

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  Lane Allocation Sign:
Northbound sign at Halls Head outside Centro shopping centre indicating which lanes go where. December 2007.

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Harvey-Myalup Road & Myalup Beach Road:
Old Coast Rd (NR1) at Myalup at the junction with Harvey-Myalup Rd and Myalup Beach Rd, August 2009.

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  Lane Changes Prohibited Sign:
Sign banning lane changes on the Mandurah Estuary Bridge. April 2008, northbound.

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      Strong Cross Winds sign:
Warning sign at the southern end of the Mandurah Estuary Bridge warning of strong winds on the bridge. Northbound, December 2007.

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      Mandurah Estuary Bridge:
Northbound crossing the Mandurah Estuary Bridge, April 2008.

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      School Crossing:
Flashing light setup outside the local Catholic school in Dudley Park. Similarly done to South Australia's school crossing installations. April 2008.

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Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Mandurah and Rockingam
Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Bunbury and Binningup

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