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

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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:

Gympie to Maryborough   Maryborough to Gympie
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Red Light Cameras Sign:
Sign indicating that red light cameras are used at intersections in Gympie, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the interchange with Central Rd in Tinana, December 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching Brisbane Rd (SR15) at Gympie, March 2006.

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  Central Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Central Rd at Tinana, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Brisbane Rd (SR15) at Gympie, March 2006.

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  Gympie Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12) at Tinana, December 2009. Note the lack of route numbers for the exit.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching Brisbane Rd (SR15) at Gympie, December 2009.

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  Gympie Road interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12) interchange at Tinana, December 2009.

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Brisbane Road:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Brisbane Rd (SR15) at Gympie, December 2009.

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  End Motorway:
End Motorway sign used to indicate the end of limited access road near Three Mile Rd at Tinana South, December 2009.

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Low Bridge Warning:
Flashing warning sign for the low bridge at the Mary Valley Rd (SR51 / TD42) interchange, near Deep Creek at Gympie, March 2006.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Tinana South, December 2009.

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Mary Valley Road:
Mary Valley Rd (SR51 / TD42) interchange at Gympie, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Netherby Rd (Old Gympie Rd) at Tiaro, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Centro Way at Gympie, December 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Signs:
ID signs at the Netherby Rd (Old Gympie Rd) junction at Tiaro, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Excelsior Rd at Gympie, December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location from March 2006. Note the incorrect M1 route number, the old sign had the correct route number.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Tiaro, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Monkland Street, Gympie, December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location from March 2006.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Monkland St, Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Monkland St, Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Signs:
ID signs at the junction with Channon St in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance as Bruce Hwy (A1) leaves Gympie, December 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Bauple, December 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Bells Bridge approaching Wide Bay Rd (SR49), December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bauple approaching Bauple Dr (TD6) and Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bells Bridge approaching Wide Bay Rd (SR49), March 2006.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1), Bauple Dr (TD6) and Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Wide Bay Highway:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) at Bells Bridge, December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location from March 2006.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign as Bruce Hwy (A1) leaves Bauple, December 2009.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Bells Bridge, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Kanyan Road:
ID sign at the junction with Kanyan Rd at Glenwood, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Gunalda approaching Queen St and Anderleigh Rd, December 2009.

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  Dual Carriageway:
Dual carriageway section over the range at Glenwood, December 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Queen St and Anderleigh Rd at Gunalda, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Gunalda, approaching Anderleigh Rd and Queen St, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Queen St and Anderleigh Rd at Gunalda, December 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching Bauple-Woolooga Rd and Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Queen St and Anderleigh Rd at Gunalda, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Bauple-Woolooga Rd and Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location from August 2007.

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  Tourism Sign:
Tourism sign welcoming motorists to the Sunshine Coast, December 2009.

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Bauple-Woolooga Road & Bauple Drive:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the junction with Bauple-Woolooga Rd and Bauple Dr (TD6) at Bauple, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Bells Bridge approaching Wide Bay Hwy (SR49), October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Bells Bridge approaching Wide Bay Hwy (SR49), October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Chapmans Rd at Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Bauple Dr in Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Chatsworth, December 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign as Bruce Hwy (A1) leaves Bauple, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Reassurance Sign:
ID style sign used for reassurance near Adam St in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Netherby Rd (Old Gympie Rd) at Tiaro, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Gympie approaching Channon St, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Netherby Rd (Old Gympie Rd) at Tiaro, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Supplementary Advance Directional Sign:
Supplementary AD sign at Gympie approaching Channon St, December 2009. The sign should be brown not red.

Image © Rob Tilley

Tiaro Town Centre:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as it passes through the town centre of Tiaro, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Channon Street:
Obscured intersection directional sign at the corner Bruce Hwy (A1) and Channon St in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tinana South approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Monkland St in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Tinana approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Signs:
Supplemental AD signs at Tinana approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Centro Way at Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Tinana approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Centro Way at Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tinana approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Brisbane Rd (SR15) at Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Tinana approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Brisbane Rd (SR15) in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tinana at the interchange with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Hall Rd in Gympie, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Signs:
ID signs at the exit gore with Gympie Rd (SR57 / TD12) at Tinana, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

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 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Main Roads Local Links, In and around Wide Bay/Burnett, May 2009
7 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Bruce Highway (Cooroy to Curra)

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