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

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Route Numbering:

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:

Click here for photos of the former A1 alignment between Nambour and Gympie.
Click here for construction photos between Nambour and Gympie

Nambour to Gympie   Gympie to Nambour
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Nambour approaching the interchange with Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10 / TD23), July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance Directional Sign at Glanmire, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the interchange with Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10 / TD23) at Nambour, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Glanmire approaching Venardos Av, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Nambour-Bli Bli Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10 / TD23) interchange at Nambour, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Woodnum approaching Keefton Rd, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Parklands approaching the interchange with Nambour Connection Rd, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kybong, approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Parklands, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Services Sign:
Services sign at Kybong approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Nambour Connection Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the interchange with Nambour Connection Rd at Parklands, July 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from March 2006.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign with focal point in incorrect font, at the Old Bruce Hwy interchange at Kybong, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kulangoor approaching the interchange with Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11), July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Exit Number Sign:
Exit number sign at the Old Bruce Hwy interchange at Kybong, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

Reassurance Sign:
Pacific Coast Way tourist drive reassurance sign at Yandina, July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Kybong, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Yandina approaching Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  End A1 / Start M1:
A1 transitioning to M1 at Kybong, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Services Sign:
Tourist information services sign at Yandina, July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Traveston approaching Traveston Rd and Mary Valley Link Rd, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange at Yandina, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Traveston approaching Traveston Rd and Mary Valley Link Rd, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Entering Quarantine Area:
Bruce Hwy (M1) as it enters the banana plant quarantine area at Yandina, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Traveston approaching Traveston Rd and Mary Valley Link Rd, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Yandina-Bli Bli Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) as it approaches the Yandina-Bli Bli Rd overpass at Yandina, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Traveston approaching Traveston Rd and Mary Valley Link Rd, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on the off ramp at the interchange with Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) at Yandina, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Traveston Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the Traveston Rd interchange at Traveston, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from November 2014.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the roundabout on the western roundabout of the interchange with Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) at Yandina, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  End A1 / Start M1:
Signs at the Traveston Rd interchange at Traveston indicating change of route number. November 2014. These signs have since been relocated further north to Kybong.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Yandina, July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Cooran, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Terry Siva from January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at North Arm approaching Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Reassurance Sign:
Pacific Coast Way tourism route reassurance sign at Cooran, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at North Arm approaching Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Federal approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at North Arm approaching Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Federal approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at North Arm approaching Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Federal approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on the off ramp to Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12) at North Arm approaching Bunya Rd and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd (TD22), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Federal approaching Old Bruce Hwy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on the off ramp to Eumundi-Noosa Rd (SR12) at North Arm at the roundabout with Bunya Rd and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd (TD22), July 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Old Bruce Highway:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Old Bruce Hwy interchange, Black Mountain, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Eerwah Vale, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Black Mountain, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Cooroy Connection Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Cooroy Connection Rd (SR6) interchange at Cooroy, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cooroy approaching Cooroy Connection Rd (SR6), November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Cooroy Connection Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Cooroy Connection Rd (SR6) interchange at Cooroy, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cooroy approaching Cooroy Connection Rd (SR6), November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Cooroy, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Cooroy Connection Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Cooroy Connection Rd (SR6) interchange at Cooroy, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Pomona approaching the Old Bruce Hwy interchange, April 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from April 2016.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Memorial Drive:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Memorial Dr (SR12) interchange at Eerwah Vale, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Black Mountain approaching the Old Bruce Hwy (TD42) interchange, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Eumundi, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Old bruce Highway:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Old Bruce Hwy (TD42) interchange at Black Mountain, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Services Sign:
Tourist information services sign at North Arm, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Old bruce Highway:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Old Bruce Hwy interchange at Black Mountain, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at North Arm approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Federal, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near the Ninderry Rd overpass at Bridges, approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from July 2011. Click here for a photo from December 2009 by Rob Tilley of the sign prior to inclusion of an exit number.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cooran approaching Mary Valley Link Rd, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Bridges approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange, November 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cooran approaching Mary Valley Link Rd, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Yandina-Coolum Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange at Yandina, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from July 2011. Click here for a photo from December 2009 by Rob Tilley of the sign prior to inclusion of an exit number.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Cooran approaching Mary Valley Link Rd, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Advance Directional Sign:
Eastbound AD sign on the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange at Yandina, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

Mary Valley Link Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Mary Valley Link Rd interchange, Cooran, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Kulangoor, November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

End M1 / Start A1:
Sign indicating change of route number at Kybong, April 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

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

Image © Rob Tilley

      Nambour Connection Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the Nambour Connection Rd interchange at Parklands.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Distance Sign:
RD sign at Parklands, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Parklands approaching Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10) and Bli Bli Rd (TD23), November 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Parklands approaching Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10) and Bli Bli Rd (TD23), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Parklands approaching Nambour-Bli Bli Rd (SR10) and Bli Bli Rd (TD23), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Click here for the continuation of A1 between Gympie and Maryborough
Click here for the continuation of M1 between Beerburrum and Nambour

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: 30-Jul-2019 21:15

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