Road Photos & Information: Queensland
A71 Mitchell Highway (A71)

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General Information:

A71 is a rural route connecting New South Wales with the mid western parts of Queensland. The route primarily passes through bushland and rural properties, and small towns. The major centres along the route include Cunnamulla and Charleville.

History:

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NSW Border to Charleville   Charleville to NSW Border
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NSW-QLD Border:
Mitchell Hwy as it crosses from New South Wales into Queensland at Barringun, November 2016. Mitchell Hwy changes from B71 to A71 at this location.

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  Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Coongoola, November 2016.

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Distance Sign:
First RD sign north of the Queensland / New South Wales border, near Barringun, August 2008.

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  Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Coongoola, November 2016.

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Outback Way / Matilda Highway Tourist Sign:
Tourist based distance sign near Barringun and the Queensland / New South Wales border, August 2008.

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  Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Cunnumulla, November 2016.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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  Services Sign:
Services sign at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Road Conditions Sign:
Road conditions sign at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Entering Cunnamulla:
Mitchell Hwy (A71) entering the town of Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Adventure Way (SR49) and Mary St in Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Mitchell Hwy (A71), Adventure Way (SR49) and Mary St in Cunnamulla, November 2016. A71 turns left and the SR49 duplex starts at this location.

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      Reassurance Directional SIgn:
Distance sign at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cunnamulla approaching Balonne Hwy (SR49), November 2016.

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      Ballone Highway:
Corner of Mitchell Hwy (A71) and Balonne Hwy (SR49) at Cunnamulla, November 2016. The SR49 duplex ends at this location.

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      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      No fuel Next 260km:
Sign indicating distance to next available fuel, Cunnamulla, November 2016.

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      Intersection Directional Sign:
Fingerboard at the junction with Jobs Gate Rd at Widgeegoara, November 2016.

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      Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Widgeegoara, November 2016.

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      Trailblazer & Kilometre Plate:
A71 trailblazer and kilometre plate at Tuen, November 2016.

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      New South Wales Border:
Mitchell Hwy (A71) at the NSW / QLD Border at Barringun, November 2016. A71 becomes B71 when it crosses the border.

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Click here for the continuation of Mitchell Hwy as B71 in New South Wales

1 The State Road Network Map, 30 June 2008
2 Ministerial Media Statements, $1.8 million Mitchell Highway upgrade underway, 29 October 2009
3 Ministerial Media Statements, Rest area upgrades improve safety on Mitchell Highway, 22 May 2009

Last updated: 02-Jan-2020 17:20

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