Irrigation Way


Irrigation Way

Infobox Australian Road
road_name = Irrigation Way
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photo = LeetonMainStreet.jpg
caption = Leeton's Main Street which forms part of the Irrigation Way
length = 88
direction = Southeast-Northwest
start = "'
finish =
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through = Leeton, Widgelli
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exits =

Irrigation Way [cite web
title = Road & Street Programs
publisher = Narrandera Shire Council
date = 2005-06-07
url = http://www.narrandera.nsw.gov.au/roads/1177.html
format = html
accessdate = 2008-05-25
] is a major regional highway that runs approximately 88 kilometres through the Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area in south western New South Wales, Australia. Irrigation Way runs through three Local Government Area's. It begins at the town of Narrandera on the Newell Highway and runs 30 kilometres before reaching Leeton continuing another 55 kilometres before reaching Griffith. The town is an important link between the three towns as it is a very productive farming regions. The Irrigation Way provides a direct route between the national highway network and Griffith. The route is most important in linking Leeton to other regions of the state as it is the only major road passing through the town.

Towns

Narrandera: Irrigation Way begins off the Newell Highway near the bridge over the Murrumbidgee River and 2km from the junction with the Sturt Highway. The Narrandera Airport is also located on the Irrigation Way, 10km from Narrandera. Irrigation Way reaches the Shire of Leeton shortly after the airport.

Leeton: Irrigation Way begins in the Leeton Shire between Narrandera Airport and the turn off to Rockdale Beef. After travelling approximately 18km the small village of Yanco is reached. The Yanco CBD is located on Irrigation Way as Main Street. Leeton is located 3km from Yanco. Leeton's CBD is also found on Irrigation Way. On the southern approach to town there is schools, offices and residential properties before the main streets are reached. On the northern side of town large commercial and industrial properties are found before exiting Leeton. The villages of Wamoon and Whitton are bypassed before entering the City of Griffith Local Government Area.

Griffith: Irrigation Way is short in Griffith. It runs approximately 20km from Leeton, where it reaches the village of Widgelli before it terminates at Yoogali at its junction with the Burley Griffin Way.

ee also

*Highways in Australia
*Highways in New South Wales

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