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)

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National Route 1 is a mostly somewhat coastal route in Western Australia. In some cases it travels quite close to the coast and the Indian and Southern Oceans and at other times it is further inland, but still generally following the coastline.

The quality of the route varies from rural 2 lane highway to multi-lane suburban arterial road and also freeway standard.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

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:

The photos on this site of National Route 1 have been divided into sections, click inside a green box below to take a look:

1 Main Roads Western Australia
2 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Works Infrastructure Pty Ltd win contract for Coolgardie-Esperance Highway roadwork, 31 January 2000
3 State Records Office of Western Australia
4 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, $1.6million Coolgardie-Esperance Highway intersection upgrade, 24 March 2010
5 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Goldfields-Esperance road safety improved, 10 February 2015
6 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, South Coast Highway improvements a boost to local community, 7 February 2007
7 Goverment of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, Stage one of Albany Ring Road opens to traffic - with a new name, 27 April 2007
8 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Another passing lane for South Coast Highway, 31 October 2008
9 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, South Coast Highway widening under way near Ravensthorpe, 10 January 2008
10 Government of Western Australia, State Government begins Chester Pass Road upgrade, 8 November 2010
11 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Ravensthorpe heavy vehicle route complete, 21 December 2015
12 Main Roads Western Australia, Projects, South Coast Highway
13 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, New Phillips River Bridge open following flood, 14 February 2018
14 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, Works Infrastructure Pty Ltd win contract for Coolgardie-Esperance Highway roadwork, 31 January 2000
15 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, $5million upgrade for South Western Highway, 8 November 2001
16 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Highway upgrade at Kirup improves safety, 9 February 2004
17 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, New overtaking lane for South Western Highway, 4 April 2003.
18 Government of Western Australia, South West Highway to be upgraded near Donnybrook, 5 October 2007
19 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, More upgrades planned for South Western Highway, 24 November 2009
20 Main Roads Western Australia, Project Update, South Western Highway, November 2015
21 Main Roads Western Australia, South Western Highway, Balingup
22 South West Focus Conference, Main Roads WA Linking the South West, May 2007
23 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Extension of SW dual carriageway to be constructed this year, 30 June 1995
24 Main Roads Western Australia, Network Changes: Rural, 19 March 2013
25 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Consultancy awarded for designing section of Old Coast Road (Preston), 19 January 1996
26 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Official opening of Australind Bypass duplication, 18 December 1997
27 Western Australia Legislative Council, Old Coast Road, Improvements to Ease Traffic Congestion, 9 November 2000
28 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Work starts on $16million Eelup roundabout upgrade, 26 July 2011
29 Main Roads Western Australia, Completed Projects, Eelup Roundabout
30 Bunbury Herald, Highway now runs to Eelup roundabout, 17 June 2014
31 Heritage Council of Western Australia, inHerit, Mandurah Bridge
32 City of Mandurah, Mandurah Heritage Register, May 2014
33 Western Roads, Perth to Busselton: Coastal Corridor to the South-West, September 1994
34 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, $1.2million to improve Leach Highway and Stock Road intersection, 21 August 2007
35 Main Roads Western Australia, Completed Projects, Ennis Avenue Intersection Upgrades
36 Main Roads Western Australia, Ennis Avenue-Port Kennedy Drive Intersection Upgrade, April 2015
37 Government of Western Australia, New intersection opens in Port Kennedy, 22 June 2015
38 Main Roads Western Australia, Completed Projects, Leach Highway and Norma Road Intersection Upgrade, 23 July 2018
39 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Official opening of Eastern Gateway project, 13 June 1997
40 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Works commence on Great Eastern Highway upgrade, 25 June 2011
41 Heritage Council of Western Australia
42 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Main Roads East Perth building named Don Aitken Centre, 25 May 1993
43 Government of Western Australia, Media Releases, Contract awarded for strengthening cement across Barabiddy Creek (Gascoyne), 31 August 1995
44 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Official opening of 8km realignment of NW Coastal Hwy at Geraldton, 7 March 1997
45 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Main Roads contract awarded to Brierty Contractors to widen Great Northern Highway, 17 February 1998
46 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Go-ahead for new Gascoyne Bridge, 28 September 2001
47 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Works to repair Maitland River Bridge will start immediately, 9 September 2004
48 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Two new passing lanes for Perth to Geraldton highway, 31 May 2006
49 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Highway safety works in the Mid-West to be delivered this year, 6 January 2006
50 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, Works progressing on upgrading South Western Highway, 23 November 2005
51 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Premier inspects Southern Transport Corridor, 12 August 2005
52 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Passing lanes to improve safety on Brand Highway, 19 June 2007
53 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Bridge upgrades to make for a safer journey, 12 December 2008
54 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Coolgardie-Esperance Highway realignment near Grass Patch to boost safety, 21 July 2008
55 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Construction set to commence on Great Northern Highway, 18 February 2009
56 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, New passing lanes on NW Coastal nearing completion, 19 November 2010
57 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Upgrade to North West Coastal Hwy intersection, 1 November 2012
58 Government of Western Australia, New $8.1m bridge for Greenough River, 4 February 2014
59 Government of Western Australia, Media Releases, New bridge a boost for regional highway safety, 2 October 2014
60 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Bridge improvements set for Brand Highway, 5 February 2015
61 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Construction to start on 107km upgrade of North West Coastal Highway, 13 February 2015
62 Government of Western Australia, Media Statements, Contract awarded for Yannarie River Bridge, 5 February 2015
63 Main Roads Western Australia, Projects, North West Coastal Highway Widening Minilya to Nanutarra
64 Main Roads Western Australia, Latest News, Rolling out new signs in the Pilbara, 21 December 2018
65 Main Roads Western Australia, Completed Projects, North West Coastal Highway and Hosken Street Intersection, Geraldton, 19 December 2018

Last updated: 08-Jan-2019 20:59

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