Coalfields Highway

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Coalfields Road

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west end
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Coordinates
General information
Type Highway
Length128 km (80 mi) [1]
Route number(s) Australian state route 107.svg
Major junctions
west end Roelands
east end Arthur River
Location(s)
Major settlements Collie, Darkan
Highway system

Coalfields Road, is a Western Australian highway linking Roelands (near Bunbury) on the South Western Highway with Arthur River on the Albany Highway. It is signed as State Route 107 and is about 125 km long.

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Route description

Coalfields Road is the main road to the key mining town of Collie, [2] and passes through mining, forest and agricultural areas with stands of jarrah, wandoo and flood gum nearby. [3] It also traverses the towns of Allanson and Darkan. The section between Collie and Allanson was upgraded in 20102011 by increasing the lane and shoulder widths, realigning some of the worst of the winding road sections, lessening some curves, and other improvements. [4]

Route 107 continues beyond Arthur River to Wagin, Dumbleyung, Lake Grace, Newdegate and Lake King, meeting up with South Coast Highway (Route 1) a few kilometres from Ravensthorpe.

Major intersections

Location [1] km [1] miDestinationsNotes
Roelands 00.0Australian state route 20.svg South Western Highway (20) – Bunbury, Perth
Collie 3622Collie-Williams Road – Williams
Darkan 9861Williams-Darkan Road – Williams
Arthur River 12880Australian state route 30.svg Albany Highway (30) – Wagin, Kojonup, Albany, Williams
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also

Notes

  1. 1 2 3 Google (18 February 2017). "Coalfields Hwy/State Route 107" (Map). Google Maps . Google. Retrieved 18 February 2017.
  2. Holt, Colin (26 May 2011) "Coalfields Road funding welcome, Holt" Archived 19 March 2012 at the Wayback Machine The Nationals for Regional WA, archived at https://www.webcitation.org/65c22C3B1?url=http://www.nationalswa.com/News/MediaReleases/tabid/83/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/1198/Coalfields-Highway-funding-welcome-Holt.aspx Archived 20 February 2017 at the Wayback Machine by WebCite on 20 February 2012
  3. Wildflower Holiday Guide, Western Australia 2011
  4. (29 July 2011) "Coalfields Highway" Main Roads Western Australia, archived at https://www.webcitation.org/65c1N63G2?url=http://www.mainroads.wa.gov.au/AboutMainRoads/OurRoleRegions/SouthWest/projects/Pages/Coalfields.aspx Archived 11 October 2019 at the Wayback Machine by WebCite on 20 February 2012

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