Our Roads; Who Built Them and Why

Our new exhibition tells the story of Grampians roads from Roman times to present day, including the soon to be completed AWPR. 

We will take you on a journey through the history of our roads following the timeline below:

Roman routes

Drovers routes

Military Roads built to suppress the Jacobite rebellion

The Mail and Stagecoach era & Toll road systems

Roads built by Thomas Telford & John McAdam

The adoption of roads by the local auothrity

Present day roads including the construction of the AWPR