Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Pacific Motorway, Gateway Motorway & Bruce Highway (M1 / A1) - Former Alignment: Beerburrum to Nambour

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The M1 / A1 corridor is the main coastal route from the NSW border to the northern tip of the east coast of Australia, and links major cities and towns with Brisbane, and beyond the NSW border, Sydney.

Bruce Highway:

Bruce Highway is named after former Minister of Public Works, Henry Bruce 2 and connects Brisbane with all coastal regions north of the city.

The route is freeway standard from the Gateway Motorway interchange to Curra, north of Cooroy. From there, the route alternates between single and dual carriageway, and passes through rural, residential, industrial and commercial areas.

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Bruce Highway:

This page features photos of former alignments between Beerburrum and Nambour

Beerburrum to Nambour   Nambour to Beerburrum
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Right Turn Prohibition notice:
Signs prohibiting right turn across median at Roys Rd in Beerwah, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

  Approaching Sippy Creek Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) approaching Sippy Ck Rd at Sippy Downs, prior to incorporation into the Sunshine Mwy (SR70) interchange, July 2011. Click here for a photo by Rob Tilley of this location from January 2008.

Image © Rob Tilley

Warning Sign:
Side junction warning signs approaching Roys Rd in Beerwah, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

  Right Turn Prohibition notice:
Signs prohibiting right turn across median at Bells Creek Rd in Bells Creek, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Right Turn Prohibition notice:
Signs prohibiting right turn across median at Bells Creek Rd in Beerwah, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

  Right Turn Prohibition notice:
Signs prohibiting right turn across median at Roys Rd in Coochin Creek, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Roys Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) approaching Roys Rd at Beerwah, prior to closure of median and eventual grade separation, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Warning Sign:
Side junction warning signs approaching Roys Rd in Coochin Creek, prior to grade separation, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Bells Creek Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) approaching Bells Ck Rd, prior to closure of median and eventual grade separation at Beerwah, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Approaching Bells Creek Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) approaching Bells Ck Rd at Bells Ck, prior to closure of median and eventual grade separation, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
2 Bulldust, Beef & Beyond
3 Tyler Bullock
4 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
5 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
6 Nambour Chronicle, 21 December 1934
7 Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, North Coast Roadside Rest Areas
8 Nambour Chronicle, 8 November 1963
9 Sam Laybutt (Ozroads)
10 Sunshine Coast Daily, Drivers no longer dicing with death with safer road, 16 July 2014

Last updated: 11-Dec-2018 13:21

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