Highway Closures Cause 76 Hour Detour

 

Ah, Australia. Every route between Perth and Karratha is closed due to multiple simultaneous truck crashes closing the roads. Pilbara News says the alternate route is a 76 hour, 7,113 kilometer drive. I don’t buy that, so I put my former courier skills to use and looked for a better route.

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I found this. It may not look like much. But it’s five hours and over 1,000 kilometers shorter, which is a start. It also avoids the Adelaide area, which is bound to be congested with traffic.

It would still be easier to get a boat. Or a plane. Or a case of beer and wait until the roads reopen.

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