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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.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Walpole to Albany   Albany to Walpole
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Approaching Rest Point Road:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Walpole approaching Rest Point Rd, September 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign leaving Albany via South Coast Hwy (NR1), April 2011.

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Walpole River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it crosses Walpole River at Walpole, September 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign leaving Denmark, April 2011.

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Entering Walpole:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it enters the town of Walpole, September 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign in the Williams Bay area, April 2011.

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Services Sign:
Old style information bay sign on the outskirts of Walpole, September 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bow Bridge approaching Valley of the Giants Rd, April 2011.

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Approaching North Walpole Road:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Walpole approaching North Walpole Rd, September 2009.

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  Services Sign:
Sign listing services available as you approach the town of Bow Bridge, northbound on South Western Highway. June 2008.

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North Walpole Road:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) at the North Walpole Rd intersection, September 2009.

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  Walpole Town Centre:
Northbound through the town of Walpole on the South Western Highway. June 2008.

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Walpole Town Centre:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it passes through the Walpole town centre, September 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign leaving Walpole, near Karri St, April 2011.

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Services Sign:
Old style information bay sign at Walpole, September 2009.

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RD sign:
Reassurance directional sign as you leave Walpole, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for the Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk, on South Coast Hwy (NR1) near Walpole, September 2009.

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Services Sign:
Entering the town of Nornalup, September 2009.

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Entering The Great Southern:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it enters the Great Southern tourism region, September 2009.

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Frankland River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Nornalup as it crosses Frankland River, September 2009.

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Welcome to Denmark:
Local government sign for the Shire of Denmark, Nornalup, September 2009.

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Entering Nornalup:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it enters the town of Nornalup, September 2009.

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Nornalup Town Centre:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) in the town centre of Nornalup, September 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Nornalup, for the junction with Valley Of The Giants Rd, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Nornalup, for the junction with Valley Of The Giants Rd, September 2009.

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Valley Of The Giants Road:
Corner of South Coast Hwy (NR1) and Valley Of The Giants Rd at Nornalup, September 2009.

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Road Safety Sign:
Road safety sign detailing road deaths, South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Nornalup, September 2009.

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Services Sign:
Services sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) at Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) approaching Peaceful Bay Rd at Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Peaceful Bay Road:
Corner of South Coast Hwy (NR1) and Peaceful Bay Rd at Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Bow Bridge Town Centre:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it passes through the village of Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Bow River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it crosses Bow River at Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as you leave Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Local Radio Sign:
Sign detailing local radio stations, near Bow Bridge, September 2009.

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Kent River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it crosses Kent River at Kentdale, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) at William Bay, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at William Bay approaching William Bay Rd (TD255), April 2011. The TD255 duplex starts at this junction.

Image © Peter Renshaw

     
Mount McLeod Road:
Intersection directional sign at the junction with Mt McLeod Rd (TD255) in William Bay, April 2011. The TD255 duplex finishes at this junction.

Image © Peter Renshaw

     
Entering Denmark:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it enters the town of Denmark, September 2009.

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Denmark Town Centre:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it passes through the town of Denmark, September 2009.

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Hollings Road:
Intersection directional sign assembly at the corner of South Coast Hwy (NR1) and Hollings Rd in Denmark, September 2009.

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Denmark River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it crosses Denmark River in Denmark, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on South Coast Hwy (NR1) as you leave Denmark town centre, September 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on the outskirts of Denmark, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near Denmark, approaching Denmark-Mt Barker Rd, September 2009.

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Sleeman River:
South Coast Hwy (NR1) as it crosses Sleeman River at Youngs Sidings, September 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Youngs Siding, approaching Lower Denmark Rd, September 2009.

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Flashing Warning Signs:
Flashing warning signs on South Coast Hwy (NR1) approaching the level crossing at Marbelup, September 2009.

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Level Crossing:
The Marbelup level crossing, September 2009.

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Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Walpole and Manjimup
Click here for the continuation of NR1 between Ravensthorpe and Albany

1 Main Roads Western Australia
2 Government of Western Australia, Ministerial Media Statements, Works Infrastructure Pty Ltd win contract for Coolgardie-Esperance Highway roadwork, 31 January 2000

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