Cockburn Road

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Cockburn Road
Western Australia
Cockburn road.jpg
Start of Cockburn Road at the Rockingham Road intersection in South Fremantle
General information
Type Road
Length 15 km (9.3 mi)
Route number(s) State Route 12
Major junctions
North end Hampton Road (State Route 12), South Fremantle
  • Spearwood Avenue (State Route 14)
  • Russell Road
South end Rockingham Road (National Route 1), Naval Base
Major suburbs Hamilton Hill, Coogee, Henderson

Cockburn Road is a major road in the southern suburbs of Perth, which connects Fremantle and Kwinana. While it is for the most part a coastal road, much of its length travels through heavy industrial areas. However, a number of other facilities can be found on the road—the Woodman Point Recreation Reserve which includes camping and accommodation facilities, the Beeliar Regional Park and the Cockburn International Raceway.

Main Roads Western Australia controls the section between Rockingham Road and Russell Road,[1] which is designated Highway H25.[2]

Cockburn Road was rerouted around the Henderson Industrial Estate in 2001.

The only exits from this road, apart from Russell Road, are minor roads accessing the reserves, industrial estates or the residential suburb of Coogee.

A road with same name is also found in shivajinagar area of Bangalore, Karnataka, India .


See also[edit]

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  1. ^ Main Roads Western Australia (26 July 2014). "Metropolitan Roads Controlled by Main Roads Western Australia". Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 25 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Network" (PDF). Intergrated [sic] Service Arrangement. Main Roads Western Australia. 28 February 2011. Archived (PDF) from the original on 3 August 2013. Retrieved 25 February 2015.