Road Photos & Information: New South Wales
M1 A1 Pacific Motorway, Pacific Highway, New England Highway, John Renshaw Drive, Gore Hill Freeway, Warringah Freeway, Sydney Harbour Tunnel, Cahill Expressway, Eastern Distributor, Southern Cross Drive, General Holmes Drive, The Grand Parade, President Avenue, Princes Highway & Princes Motorway (M1 / A1) - Queensland Border To Brunswick Heads

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The northernmost section of Pacific Motorway runs from Brunswick Heads through to the Queensland border, and features 2 tunnels, one at Yelgun and the other at Tweed Heads, which travels under Coolangatta Airport in Queensland.

History:

Click here for construction photos of the Tugun Bypass.

Brunswick Heads to QLD Border   QLD Border to Brunswick Heads
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Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Ocean Shores for the Tweed Valley Way (TD40) interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Queensland Border:
Tugun Bypass (M1) at the NSW-QLD Border at Cobaki Lanes
, 2008.

Image © Jamie Scuglia

Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Billinudgel approaching Wilfred St, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Queensland Border:
Tugun Bypass (M1) at the NSW-QLD Border at Cobaki Lanes
, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign :
Supplemental AD sign at Billinudgel for the Tweed Valley Way (TD40) interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  New South Wales Border:
Tugun Bypass (M1) at the NSW-QLD Border at Cobaki Lanes, June 2012. <

Image © Justin Cozart

Wilfred Street :
Pacific Hwy (M1) at the junction with Wilfred St at Billinudgel, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_02_cobakilakes_robtilley.jpg Tourist Distance Sign:
Tourism orientated distance sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at Cobaki Lakes, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Wilfred Street:
Left-in, left-out on ramps to Pacific Mwy (M1) at Billinudgel, July 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

  Agricultural Sign:
Sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at Cobaki Lakes detailing agricultural quarantine requirements for vehicles carrying livestock from QLD into NSW, June 2012. Click here for a photo by Rob Tilley from February 2009 prior to the addition of pictograms.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Wilfred St, Billinudgel, July 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

  tn_200902_04_tweedheadswest_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) approaching the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2) at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Billinudgel near Marshall Creek for the Tweed Valley Way & Brunswick Valley Way (TD40) interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Agricultural Sign:
Sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at Tweed Heads West detailing agricultural quarantine requirements for vehicles carrying livestock from QLD into NSW, June 2012. Click here for a photo by Rob Tilley from February 2009 prior to the addition of pictograms.

Image © Rob Tilley

Tweed Valley Way & Brunswick Valley Way Interchange :
Pacific Hwy (M1) at the Tweed Valley Way & Brunswick Valley Way (TD40) interchange at Yelgun, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) approaching the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2) at Tweed Heads West, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign and land bridge at Yelgun, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_07_tweedheadswest_robtilley.jpg Variable Speed Limit Signs:
Variable speed limit signs on Tugun Bypass (M1) at Tweed Heads West approaching the tunnel under Gold Coast Airport, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Cudgera Creek approaching Cudgera Creek Rd, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Changeable Sign:
Changeable sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at West Tweed Heads, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Distance Sign :
Reassurance directional sign at Cudgera Creek, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_09_tweedheadswest_robtilley.jpg Tunnel Entrance:
Tugun Bypass as it enters the tunnel under Gold Coast Airport, at Tweed Heads West, February 2009. The airport is on both NSW and QLD land.

Image © Rob Tilley

Cudgera Creek Road :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at Cudgera Creek at the Cudgera Creek Rd interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_10_tweedheadswest_robtilley.jpg Inside Tunnel:
Tugun Bypass (M1) under Gold Coast Airport at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign :
Reassurance directional sign at Cudgera Ck, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_11_tweedheadswest_goldcoasthwy_sr2_robtilley.jpg Gold Coast Highway & Pacific Highway Interchange:
Tugun Bypass (M1) at the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2 (former NR1) and Pacific Hwy (NR1) at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Clothiers Creek approaching the Clothiers Creek Rd interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  tn_200902_12_tweedheadswest_goldcoasthwy_sr2_robtilley.jpg End National Route 1 / Start M1:
Northern terminus of NR1 and southern terminus of M1, at the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2) at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign :
RD sign at Clothiers Ck, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Kennedy Drive:
M1 as it crosses over Kennedy Drive at Tweed Heads West, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Clothiers Creek Road Interchange :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the Clotheris Creek Road interchange at Clothiers Creek, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on the off ramp to Minjungbal Dr, at Tweed Heads South, approaching Darlington Dr (former highway alignment through Banora Point) and Shallow Bay Dr, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Distance Sign :
RD sign on Pacific Mwy (M1) at Clothiers Creek still showing highway, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Chinderah, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign :
Supplemental AD sign at Stotts Creek approaching Tweed Valley Way (TD40), February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Chinderah approaching Chinderah Rd and Tweed Coast Rd, March 2014.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign :
Supplemental AD sign at Stotts Creek approaching Tweed Valley Way (TD40), February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Stotts Creek approaching Tweed Valley Way (TD40), February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Tweed Valley Way:
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the Tweed Valley Way (TD40) interchange at Chinderah, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Chinderah approaching Tweed Coast Rd, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Tweed Coast Road Interchange :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Tweed Coast Rd at Chinderah, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Chinderah approaching Waugh St, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Waugh Street:
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the Waugh St interchange at Chinderah, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Chinderah for Sexton Hill Dr interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Distance Sign :
Reassurance directional sign at Chinderah, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near Barneys Point Bridge over the Tweed River at Chinderah for Sexton Hill Dr interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Sexton Hill Drive :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the Sexton Hill Dr interchange at Banora Point, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Banora Point approaching Minjungbal Dr, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign near Laura St overpass at Banora Point approaching Minjungbal Dr, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Minjungbal Drive :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at Tweed Heads South at the Minjungbal Dr interchange, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Distance Sign :
RD sign at Tweed Heads South near Greenway Dr, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tweed Heads South approaching Kennedy Dr and Gold Coast Hwy, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tweed Heads South approaching Kennedy Dr and Gold Coast Hwy, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Kennedy Drive :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the Kennedy Dr interchange at Tweed Heads South, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tweed Heads South approaching Gold Coast Hwy, February 2015.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Gold Coast Highway :
Pacific Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2), February 2015. SR2 is the only remaining active state route in NSW, and provides consistency with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2) on the QLD side of the border.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
End National Route 1 / Start M1:
Northern terminus of NR1 and southern terminus of M1, at the interchange with Gold Coast Hwy (SR2) at Tweed Heads West, February 2009. This sign has since been removed, as alphanumeric route numbers are now statewide in NSW.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Changeable Sign:
Changeable sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at West Tweed Heads, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Tunnel Entrance:
Tugun Bypass as it enters the tunnel under Gold Coast Airport, at Tweed Heads West, February 2009. The airport is on both NSW and QLD land.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Inside Tunnel:
Tugun Bypass (M1) under Gold Coast Airport at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Distance Sign:
RD sign on Tugun Bypass (M1) at Tweed Heads West, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Queensland Border:
Tugun Bypass (M1) at the NSW-QLD Border at Cobaki Lanes, February 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Click here for the continuation of M1 in Queensland
Click here for continuation of M1 / A1 between Brunswick Heads and Ballina

1 Roads & Maritime Services, Schedule of Classified Roads and Unclassified Regional Roads, August 2013.
2 Roads and Maritime Services, Projects, Pacific Highway Upgrade, Ballina To Tweed Heads, Completed Projects, Chinderah Bypass.
3 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Pacific Highway Upgrade, Ballina To Tweed Heads, Completed projects, Yelgun to Chinderah.
4 Roads & Traffic Authority, Annual Report 2006
5 Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government, Media Release, Tugun Bypass To Open, 11 April 2008
6 Engineers Australia / Queensland Division, Engineering Excellence Awards, Winners, High Commendations and Category Entrants, 14 September 2007
7 Roads and Traffic Authority, New South Wales Government Gazette, 1 May 2009
8 Roads & Maritime Services, Projects, Pacific Highway Upgrade, Ballina To Tweed Heads, Banora Point

Last updated: 06-Jul-2019 10:06

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