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

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General Information:

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.

History:

Bruce Highway:

The photos on this page concentrate on the former A1 alignment between Nambour and Gympie.

Nambour to Gympie   Gympie to Nambour
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Merging Sign:
Special reminder signage on courtesy when merging at Pomona, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kenilworth-Skyring Ck Rd at Tuchekoi, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Pomona approaching Pioneer Rd, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Kenilworth-Skyring Ck Rd at Tuchekoi, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Pioneer Road:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Pioneer Rd at Pomona, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Tuchekoi, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Federal approaching the junction with Middle Ck Rd and Skyring Ck Rd, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Pomona Connection Rd at Pomona, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kenilworth-Skyring Ck Rd at Tuchekoi, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Kenilworth-Skyring Ck Rd at Tuchekoi, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Coles Creek, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Traveston approaching Traveston Rd, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

 
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Farrell St (former Bruce Hwy) approaching Fleming St & Old Gympie Rd at Yandina showing remnant NH1 shield. April 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 Nambour Chronicle, 4 October 1929
4 Nambour Chronicle, 8 November 1929
5 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
6 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
7 Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, North Coast Roadside Rest Areas
8 Nambour Chronicle, 16 June 1939
9 Nambour Chronicle, 20 May 1982
10 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Bruce Highway (Cooroy to Curra)

Last updated: 03-Mar-2017 14:10

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