- Irrigation Way
Infobox Australian Road
road_name = Irrigation Way
photo = LeetonMainStreet.jpg
caption = Leeton's Main Street which forms part of the Irrigation Way
length = 88
direction = Southeast-Northwest
start = "'
through = Leeton, Widgelli
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 Areain south western New South Wales, Australia. Irrigation Way runs through three Local Government Area's. It begins at the town of Narranderaon the Newell Highwayand 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.
Narrandera: Irrigation Way begins off the
Newell Highwaynear the bridge over the Murrumbidgee Riverand 2km from the junction with the Sturt Highway. The Narrandera Airportis 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
LeetonShire between Narrandera Airportand the turn off to Rockdale Beef. After travelling approximately 18km the small village of Yancois reached. The YancoCBD is located on Irrigation Way as Main Street. Leetonis 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.
Highways in Australia
Highways in New South Wales
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