Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
M1 A1   Pacific Motorway, Pacific Highway, New England Highway, John Renshaw Drive, Gore Hill Freeway, Warringah Freeway, Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Cahill Expressway, Eastern Distributor, Southern Cross Drive, General Holmes Drive, The Grand Parade, President Avenue, Princes Highway & Princes Motorway (M1 / A1) - Gerringong to South Nowra


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General Information:

The Princes Highway was formed from a string of roads linking Sydney to the Illawarra, and then forming a coastal route to Melbourne and into South Australia. The section covered by A1 is in 2 pieces - between Rockdale and Waterfall in Sydney, and then Yallah near Wollongong through to the Victorian Border. The route is a mix of urban arterial road, dual carriageway and also rural highway.


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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Princes Hwy (A1) at Berry approaching Prince Alfred St (TD5), October 2010. This location has since been bypassed.

Image © Paul Rands

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign on Princes Hwy (A1) at Berry, December 2013. This location has since been bypassed.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Bolong Rd at Bomaderry, December 2013.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Shoalhaven River:
Princes Hwy (A1) as it crosses Shoalhaven River via Nowra Bridge at Bomaderry, December 2013.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Click here for the Princes Hwy (A1) between South Nowra and Ulladulla
Click here for the continuation of the Princes Hwy (A1) between Yallah and Gerringong

1 Roads & Maritime Services, Schedule of Classified Roads and Unclassified Regional Roads, August 2013.
2 Main Roads Board, Annual Report, Volume 1, Number 1, September 1929.
3 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Princes Highway upgrade, South Nowra.
4 Roads & Maritime Services, Gerringong Upgrade, Community Update, November 2012.

Last updated: 22-Dec-2019 18:57

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