Spencer Highway

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Spencer Highway
South Australia
Spencer Highway is located in South Australia
North end
North end
South end
South end
Coordinates
General information
Type Highway
Length 207 km (129 mi)[1]
Route number(s) B89 (Napperby–Alford and Moonta–Minlaton)
Major junctions
North end Augusta Highway (National Highway A1), Napperby
 
  • Upper Yorke Road
  • Port Broughton Road (B89)
  • Copper Coast Highway (B85)
  • Mines Road (B89)
  • Kulpara-Maitland Road
South end Yorke Highway (B86), Minlaton
Location(s)
Major settlements Port Pirie, Port Broughton, Alford, Wallaroo, Moonta, Maitland
Highway system

The Spencer Highway is a highway along the east coast of Spencer Gulf in South Australia. It starts at the Augusta Highway and runs south through Port Pirie to Minlaton. [2][3] The highway is also designated as State route B89 except between Alford and Moonta. In this section, the Spencer Highway goes through the coastal town of Wallaroo, but route B89 goes through the regional business centre of Kadina.[1]

Major intersections

LGA[2][3] Location km[1] mi Destinations[2][3] Notes
Port Pirie NapperbySolomontown boundary 0 0.0 Augusta Highway (National Highway A1) – Port Augusta Northern highway terminus
Port Pirie 4.5 2.8 Warnertown Road – Adelaide
Barunga West Port Broughton 60 37 Upper Yorke Road – Bute, Kulpara
Alford 88 55 Port Broughton Road (B89) – Kadina Spencer Highway continues through Wallaroo without a route number, route B89 continues through Kadina
Copper Coast Wallaroo 110 68 Copper Coast Highway (B85)
Moonta 125 78 Mines Road (B89) – Kadina
Yorke Peninsula Maitland 162 101 Upper Yorke Road – Kulpara

Maitland Road – Ardrossan

Port Victoria Road – Port Victoria
Minlaton 207 129 Yorke Highway (B86) – Ardrossan, Warooka Southern highway terminus
  •       Route transition

References

  1. ^ a b c Google (16 September 2014). "Spencer Highway Driving route" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c "Naming of State Rural Roads - Mid North" (PDF). Government of South Australia. Rack Plan 869. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Naming of State Rural Roads - Yorke Peninsula" (PDF). Government of South Australia. Rack Plan 996. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 


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