Lebrina to Pipers Brook


Lone C818 fingerboard facing northbound traffic at the intersection of Pipers Brook Rd (C818) & Hall Rd, Pipers Brook. Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.

Introduced: 1980

Length: 14km

Northern Terminus: Bridport Main Rd (B82) & Pipers Brook Rd (C818), 21km south-west of Bridport

Southern Terminus: Golconda Rd (B81) & Pipers Brook Rd (C818), 2km north of Lebrina

Route taken: Pipers Brook Rd

Focal Points: Pipers Brook, Lebrina

Responsibility: Local Government

C818 is a sealed north-south route in northern Tasmania. It is a popular tourist route traversing forestry and agricultural areas and serving some of the best known Tamar Region wineries.

Photos of route C818
AD sign eastbound on Bridport Main Rd (B82) approaching the junction with Pipers Brook Rd (C818), 21km south-west of Bridport.
Source: Peter Renshaw, June 2007.
Bridport Main Rd (B82) looking west to the intersection with Pipers Brook Rd (C818). There is no AD sign on this approach.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Fingerboard sign assembly at the intersection of Bridport Main Rd (B82) & Pipers Brook Rd (C818).
Source: Peter Renshaw, June 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking north to the junction with Bridport Main Rd (B82). The yellow sign refers to the Tamar Region Wine Route.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south from Bridport Main Rd (B82).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south towards Pipers Brook Vineyard, 1.5km south of Bridport Main Rd (B82).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south towards Pipers Brook locality, 2km south of Bridport Main Rd (B82).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south towards Hall Rd, Pipers Brook.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Lone C818 fingerboard facing northbound traffic at the intersection of Pipers Brook Rd (C818) & Hall Rd, Pipers Brook.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking north towards Hall Rd, Pipers Brook. Hall Rd runs west to link with Retreat Rd (C819) at its intersection with Bridport Main Rd (B82).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking north through Pipers Brook, approximately 250m south of Hall Rd.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south near Hills Rd, 2.5km south of Pipers Brook.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south 4.5km south of Pipers Brook.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south across a branch of Pipers Brook, 5km south of Pipers Brook.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south, approximately 4km north of Golconda Rd (B81).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south towards Short Cut Rd with Mt Wilson in the background, 2km north of Golconda Rd (B81).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south, 1km north of Golconda Rd (B81).
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.
Pipers Brook Rd (C818) looking south towards Golconda Rd (B81). The yellow sign advises traffic that the Tamar Region Wine Route turns to the right.
Source: Peter Renshaw, October 2007.

Top: Fingerboard sign facing north-eastbound traffic on Golconda Rd (B81) at Pipers Brook Rd (C818), 2km north of Lebrina.
Source: Peter Renshaw, April 2007.

Bottom: Launceston City Council added this horrible fingerboard to the sign assembly in July 2007 - it should read "< C818 (Bridport B82) 37"
Source: Peter Renshaw, September 2007.

Fingerboard sign assembly facing southbound traffic at the intersection of Golconda Rd (B81) & Pipers Brook Rd (C818), 2km north of Lebrina. Note that no directions are given to Lebrina, despite that being the focal destination for traffci heading south on C818.
Source: Peter Renshaw, September 2007.

Last updated 31 May 2009
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