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: Norseman to Esperance


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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.


Coolgardie-Esperance Highway:

This page concentrates on photos of the former alignment between Norseman and Esperance

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NR1 Trailblazer:
Old NR1 trailblazer at Monjinup on Shark Lake Rd, April 2018. Shark Lake Rd was the original NR1 alignment through the Esperance area. NR1 never used to pass as close to the Esperance town centre as it does now.

Image © Paul Rands

Former NR1 Alignment:
Westbound on the former NR1 alignment at Monjinup, April 2018.

Image © Paul Rands

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

Last updated: 22-Jul-2020 23:24

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