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) - Manjimup to Balingup

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General Information:

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.

History:

South Western Highway:

Balingup to Manjimup Manjimup To Balingup
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Entering Balingup:
Southbound as you drive into the town of Balingup, February 2008.

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Entering Palgarup:
South Western Hwy as it enters the town of Palgarup, September 2008.

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Balingup Brook:
Southbound crossing the Balingup Brook, February 2008.

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Donnelly River:
South Western Hwy as it crosses the Donnelly River at Wilgarrup, September 2008.

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Jayes Road Intersection:
Southbound at the Jayes Road junction in Balingup. February 2008.

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Entering Yornup:
South Western Hwy as it enters the town of Yornup, September 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound in the Baligup town centre approaching Brockman St (TD251), February 2008.

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Yornup:
Passing through the village of Yornup, September 2008.

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Brockman St Intersection:
Corner of South Western Hwy (NR1) and Brockman St (TD251), February 2008.

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Tourism Sign:
Sign at Yornup welcoming motorists to the Blackwood River Valley, September 2008.

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Southampton Road:
Southbound at Balingup at the Southampton Road intersection, February 2008. Looking at the maps, Southampton may have been a former alignment of main road between Bunbury and Albany.

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Entering Bridgetown:
Driving into the town of Bridgetown. June 2008.

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Distance Sign:
Southbound as leave Balingup, February 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for Brockman Hwy (TD251) as you approach Bridgetown on the South Western Hwy. September 2008.

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Level Crossing:
Southbound at yet another level crossing, this time at North Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Brockman Hwy Intersection:
Brockman Highway (TD251) junction at Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Approaching Blackwood Road:
Southbound approaching the Blackwood Road intersection at Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Blackwood River:
Crossing the Blackwood River in Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Blackwood Rd Intersection:
Southbound at the intersection with Blackwood Road at Greenbushes. February 2008.

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Blackwood River:
Crossing the Blackwood River in Bridgetown. September 2008.

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AD Sign:
Southbound approaching Stanifer St in Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Level Crossing:
Disused level crossing in the CBD of Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Distance Sign:
Southbound RD signage as you leave Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Bridgetown Town Centre:
Driving through the CBD of Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Long Vehicle Sign:
Sign warning of long trucks along the route near Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Bridgetown Town Centre:
Driving through the CBD of Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Steep Descent:
Southbound near Greenbushes, February 2008.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave Bridgetown. September 2008.

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Hester Brook:
Southbound in Hester Brook as the highway passes through pine plantations, February 2008.

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Hester Brook:
Southbound in Hester Brook as the highway passes through pine plantations, February 2008.

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Hester Road:
Southbound approaching the intersection with Hester Road at Hester Brook, February 2008.

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Hester Rd Intersection:
Southbound at Hester Brook. February 2008.

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Steep Descent:
Southbound at Hester Brook as you traverse the 6% grade towards Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Entering Bridgetown:
Southbound as you enter the historic town of Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Bridgetown Town Centre:
Southbound at the intersection with Nelson St in Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Bridgetown Town Centre:
Southbound at the intersection with Steere St in Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Bridgetown Town Centre:
Southbound in Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Southbound AD sign for the intersection with Brockman Hwy as you approach Blackwood River at Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Blackwood River:
Southbound as you cross the Blackwood River at Bridgetown, February 2008.

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Brockman Hwy Intersection:
Southbound at the intersection with Brockman Highway (TD251) at Bridgetown, February 2008. NR1 veers left here.

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Distance Sign:
Southbound as you leave Bridgetwown, February 2008.

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Yornup Town Centre:
Southbound as you travel through Yornup near Donnelly Mill Road. February 2008.

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Donnelly River:
Southbound as you cross the Donnelly River at Yornup. February 2008.

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Entering Palgarup:
Southbound entering the town of Palgarup. February 2008.

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Palgarup Town Centre:
Southbound as you pass through the town of Palgarup, February 2008.

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Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Balingup and Bunbury
Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Walpole and Manjimup

1 Main Roads Western Australia
2 Main Roads Western Australia, Projects, South Coast Highway
3 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, More upgrades planned for South Western Highway, 24 November 2009
4 Main Roads Western Australia, South Western Highway, Balingup

Last updated: 23:7:12 20/8/2014.

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