Road Photos & Information: Western Australia
  Coolgardie-Esperance Highway, South Coast Highway, Chester Pass Road, South Western Highway, Robertson Drive, Forrest Highway, 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) - Former Alignment: Geraldton to Carnarvon

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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. The route forms the main road between Geraldton and Perth and has a vast mix of traffic including road trains.

The North Western Coastal Highway links the coastal city of Geraldton with the northern coastal half of Western Australia, and is rural highway standard for much of the route. Towns are spread out further than along the southern sections of NR1 and local services are limited in some cases to a small number of roadhouses and small villages. The section between Geraldton and Carnarvon, followed by Carnarvon to Karratha are the most isolated sections of NR1 in Western Australia.

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North West Coastal Highway:

This page concentrates on photos of the former alignment between Geraldton and Carnarvon

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Former Alignment at Binnu:
Old alignment of North West Coastal Hwy, 13 km south of Binnu, April 2016.

Image © Paul Rands

Hutt River:
Former highway alignment and timber bridge over Hutt River, 13 km south of Binnu, April 2016.

Image © Paul Rands

1 Main Roads Western Australia
2 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Go-ahead for new Gascoyne Bridge, 28 September 2001
3 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Upgrade to North West Coastal Hwy intersection, 1 November 2012

Last updated: 12-Jan-2019 23:11

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