McIvor Highway

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McIvor Highway
Victoria
General information
Type Highway
Length 44 km (27 mi)[1]
Route number(s) B280
Former
route number
State Route 141
Major junctions
West end Midland Highway (A300), Bendigo
  Strathdale–White Hills Road (C343 / C353)
East end Northern Highway (B75), Heathcote
Location(s)
Major settlements Axedale
Highway system

McIvor Highway is a short Victorian highway (44 km) linking Bendigo and Heathcote. Together with Hume Freeway (until Wallan) and Northern Highway (until Heathcote), it provides an alternative route between Melbourne and Bendigo. Previously assigned State Route 141, it was later designated B280. The name 'McIvor' refers to the original name of the Heathcote region, used during the Victorian Gold Rush.

Major intersections and towns[edit]

The entire highway is in the City of Greater Bendigo local government area.

Location km[1] mi Destinations Notes
Bendigo 0 0.0 Midland Highway (A300) south-west & north-east / Chapel Street (C329) north-west – Mildura, Melbourne, Echuca, Shepparton, Eaglehawk, Kerang Western highway terminus at traffic lights; Midland Highway signed as McCrae Street
Strathdale 3.1 1.9 Strathdale–White Hills Road (C343 north / C353 south) – Strathdale, White Hills Traffic light intersection
Axedale 21.0 13.0 Bridge over Campaspe River
Heathcote 44.0 27.3 Northern Highway (B75) – Elmore, Echuca, Heathcote, Kilmore, Melbourne Eastern highway terminus: continues as Northern Highway south-eastbound
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Google (14 September 2015). "McIvor Highway" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 14 September 2015.