Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  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.

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, 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

  Crash Zone Sign:
High Crash Zone warning sign at Woodnum, December 2009.

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 approching Keefton Rd at Woodnum, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Paul Rands

  Traveston Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the Traveston Rd interchange at Traveston, November 2014.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Paul Rands

  End A1 / Start M1:
Signs at the Traveston Rd interchange at Traveston indicating change of route number. November 2014.

Image © Rob Tilley

Nambour Connection Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the interchange with Nambour Connection Rd at Parklands, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Cooran, January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Pomona approaching the exit to Elm St and Cudgerie Dr (former Bruce Hwy), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  Elm Street & Cudgerie Drive interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Elm St and Cudgerie Dr at Pomona.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Paul Rands

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Black Mountain, December 2009.

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

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign with missing route number near Mary River Rd at Black Mountain, approaching the interchange with Myall St (SR6), December 2009.

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

  Myall Street Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the Myall St (SR6) interchange at Cooroy, December 2009.

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

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

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Eerwah Vale, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for the interchange with Memorial Dr and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd (TD22) at Cooroy, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Cooroy approaching the interchange with Cooroy-Noosa Rd (SR6), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign for the interchange with Memorial Dr and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd (TD22) at Eerwah Vale, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Cooroy-Noosa Road:
Bruce Hwy (M1) at the interchange with Cooroy-Noosa Rd (SR6) in Cooroy, December 2009. This is where the route number of Bruce Hwy changes from M1 to A1.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign for the interchange with Memorial Dr and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd (TD22) at Eerwah Vale, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Cooroy, near the Belli Ck Rd overpass, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Memorial Drive & Eumundi-Kenilworth Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Memorial Dr and Eumundi-Kenilworth Rd at Eerwah Vale, December 2009. The SR12 shield should be prefixed with 'To'.

Image © Rob Tilley

High Crash Zone Sign:
Sign at Cooroy warning motorists they're in a high crash zone, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Eumundi, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Pomona approaching the Old Bruce Hwy interchange, April 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at North Arm approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near the Ninderry Rd overpass at Yandina, approaching the Yandina-Coolum Rd (SR11) interchange, 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

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

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

Services Sign:
Services sign at Kybong, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

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

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kybong approaching the service centre and Tandurr Rd, December 2009. This sign has since been removed as a result of a slip lane being constructed to access the service station.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  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), 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 A1 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: 04-Mar-2017 14:27

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