Burley Griffin Way

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Burley Griffin Way
New South Wales
Burley griffin way sign intersection with hume highway B94 looking along hume highway towards melbourne.JPG
Burley Griffin Way sign on Hume Highway (Eastern end)
General information
Type Highway
Length 289 km (180 mi)
Route number(s) B94
route number
State Route 94
Major junctions
East end Hume Highway (M31),
Bowning, New South Wales
  Olympic Highway (A41)
Goldfields Way (B85)
Newell Highway (A39)
Irrigation Way
West end Kidman Way (B87),
Griffith, New South Wales
Major settlements Murrumburrah, Wallendbeen, Temora, Ardlethan
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in New South Wales

Burley Griffin Way is a New South Wales state route, is located in south eastern Australia. Named after the American architect, Walter Burley Griffin, designer of the cities of Canberra and Griffith, the highway links the two cities via Yass and the Barton Highway.

It provides a major link between the towns of Griffith and Yass, and then further north by the Hume Highway, including Sydney and beyond. Economically it provides a link between the agricultural produce of the western Riverina and Murrumbidgee regions and markets such as Sydney. The area it passes through is one of the richest agricultural areas in Australia. Hence, trucks make up a significant proportion of traffic using the road.

Recently, a bypass was constructed west of Bowning, and the Burley Griffin Way was realigned along this road to a new at-grade intersection with the Hume Highway.


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