Opening of the Murchison HighwayPrint Page
|Address:||Murchison Highway, Waratah, 7321|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.432872|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 13th December, 1963|
This tablet commemorates the official opening to traffic of the Murchison Highway by the Premier the Hon. Eric E. Reece, M. H. A. on the 13th December 1963.
The Hon. D. A. Cashion, M.H.A. Minister for Lands and Works.
This highway was constructed by the Department of Public Works to complete the first road link between the west and the north west coasts.