Road Photos & Information: South Australia
M1 A1 B1 Princes Highway, South Eastern Freeway, Glen Osmond Road, Fullarton Road, Dequetteville Terrace, Hackney Road, Main Road, Park Road, Robe Terrace, Main North Road, Port Wakefield Road, Port Wakefield Highway, Augusta Highway & Eyre Highway (M1 / A1 / B1) - Mount Barker to Crafers

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Highway 1 runs right around Australia, however with the introduction of alphanumeric routes, highway 1 takes on all different identifications depending on its importance and road design.

In South Australia, it's numbered with several designations:

The Princes Highway links Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The highway was first proclaimed from Sydney to Melbourne in the 1920s, it was later extended through western Victoria and eventually to Adelaide.

Towns along this section of Highway include Mount Gambier, Millicent, Kingston SE, Meningie, Tailem Bend, Murray Bridge, Nairne, Mount Barker and Adelaide. The route varies from 2 lane rural highway standard to full freeway standard and includes the Adelaide-Crafers Freeway which features twin 600 metre tunnels.

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Princes Highway (M1, A1 & B1) (Includes Jubilee Hwy and South Eastern Fwy):

Mount Barker to Crafers   Crafers to Mount Barker
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NEW Intersection Directional Signs:
Black ID sign and standard green ID sign on Mt Barker Rd (B33) at the South Eastern Fwy (M1) interchange at Stirling, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Mount Barker Road Overpass:
Looking southeast at Crafers. September 2009.

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NEW Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Crafers on Mt Lofty Summit Rd approaching South Eastern Fwy (M1) and Waverley Ridge Rd (B28), December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Crafers approaching Mt Lofty Summit Rd & Waverley Ridge Rd. September 2009.

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NEW Heysen Tunnels:
South Eastern Fwy (M1) as it enters the Heysen Tunnels at Crafers, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Crafers approaching Mt Lofty Summit Rd & Waverley Ridge Rd. September 2009.

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      Mt Lofty Summit Road & Waverley Ridge Road Interchange:
Looking southeast at Crafers. September 2009.

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      NEW Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Crafers on Waverley Ridge Rd (B28) approaching South Eastern Fwy (M1) and Mt Lofty Summit Rd, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Crafers approaching Mt Barker Rd (B33). September 2009. Note the exit countdown distance marker below the AD sign, not very common in Australia.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Crafers approaching Mt Barker Rd (B33). September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Crafers approaching Mt Barker Rd (B33). September 2009.

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      Mt Barker Rd (B33) Interchange:
Looking southeast at Crafers. September 2009.

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      Distance Sign:
RD sign after the Mt Barker Rd (B33) interchange at Crafers. September 2009.

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      Old Mount Barker Road Overpass:
Princes Hwy as it passes under Old Mt Barker Rd in Crafers. September 2009.

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      Old Carey Gully Road Overpass:
Interesting looking overpass that carries Old Carey Gully Road over the Princes Highway at Crafers. September 2009.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Mt George for the interchange with Bridgewater Road and Bridgewater-Carey Gully Road. September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Mt George for the interchange with Bridgewater Road and Bridgewater-Carey Gully Road. September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Mt George for the interchange with Bridgewater Road and Bridgewater-Carey Gully Road. September 2009.

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      Bridgewater Road and Bridgewater-Carey Gully Road Exit:
Eastbound at Mt George. Note the missing arrow from the sign. September 2009.

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      Bridgewater Road and Bridgewater-Carey Gully Road Interchange:
Eastbound at Mt George. September 2009.

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      Distance Sign:
RD sign at Mt George, September 2019. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Grenslade from July 2014.

Image © Dean Sherry

      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist and services orientated supplemental AD sign for the Mt Barker Rd / Onkaparinga Valley Rd (B34) interchange at Verdun. September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign for the Mt Barker Rd / Onkaparinga Valley Rd (B34) interchange at Verdun. September 2009.

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      Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign near the ramp to the Mt Barker Rd / Onkaparinga Valley Rd (B34) interchange at Verdun. September 2009.

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      Mount Barker Road & Onkaparinga Valley Road Interchange:
Southbound at Verdun. September 2009.

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      Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at the Mt Barker Rd / Onkaparinga Valley Rd interchange at Verdun. September 2009.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Totness for the Adelaide Road (B37) interchange. September 2019. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from September 2009.

Image © Dean Sherry

      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Totness for the Adelaide Road (B37) interchange. September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Totness for the Adelaide Road (B37) interchange. September 2009.

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      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Tourist and services orientated supplemental AD sign at Totness for the Adelaide Road (B37) interchange. September 2009.

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      Freeway Green ID Sign:
Old freeway green intersection directional sign at the Adelaide Road (B37) interchange in Totness. September 2009.

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      Adelaide Road Interchange:
Looking northeast at Totness. September 2009.

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Click here for the continuation of M1 / A1 between Crafers and Adelaide
Click here for the continuation of M1 between Mt Barker and Murray Bridge

Last updated: 29-Nov-2020 16:22

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