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

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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:

Maryborough to Gin Gin   Gin Gin to Maryborough
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Walker St in Maryborough West, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Zillman Rd at Wallaville, June 2010.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign after Walker St at Maryborough West, December 2009.

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  Zillman Road:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Zillman Rd at Wallaville, June 2010.

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Start Limited Access Road:
Sign indicating a section of highway that has controlled property access, Maryborough West, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Mittlehausers Rd at Wallaville, June 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Maryborough West approaching Industrial Av, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Booyal-Dallamil Rd at Booyal, June 2010.

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Deadmans Gully:
Railway overpass near Deadmans Gully at Maryborough West, December 2009.

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  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Booyal, June 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Herrenberg St at Aldershot, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kevin Livingstone Dr and North-South Rd at Isis Central, June 2010.

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Herrenberg Street:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Herrenberg St at Aldershot, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Isis Hwy (SR3) interchange at Childers, June 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Top Mines Rd and Torbanlea-Pialba Rd (Gympie St) at Torbanlea, December 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the Isis Hwy (SR3) interchange at Childers, June 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Torbanlea-Pialba Rd (Gympie St) approaching Top Mines Rd and Bruce Hwy (A1) at Torbanlea, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Apple Tree Ck after the Isis Hwy (SR3) interchange, December 2009.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance Directional Sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) at Torbanlea, December 2009.

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  Entering Childers:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as it enters the town of Childers, June 2010.

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Burrum River:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as crosses the Burrum River at Torbanlea, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Isis Hwy (SR52) at Childers, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Thomas St and Lower Thomas St at Howard, December 2009.

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  Isis Highway:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (A1) and Isis Hwy (SR52) at Childers, December 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Lower Thomas St and Thomas St in Howard, June 2010.

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  Start Limited Access Road:
Sign indicating a section of highway that has controlled property access, Childers, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign after the junction with Thomas St & Lower Thomas St at Howard, December 2009.

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

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Howard Heights Rd & William St at Howard, December 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID signs at the Goodwood Rd junction in Childers, December 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of Bruce Hwy (A1), Howard Heights Rd and William St at Howard, October 2006.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Childers, after Goodwood Rd, December 2009.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign as Bruce Hwy (A1) leaves Howard, December 2009.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Buxton Rd at Isis River, December 2009.

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Isis River:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as it crosses the Isis River at the town of Isis River, March 2006.

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  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD Sign at Howard approaching William St (TD12) and Howard Heights Rd at Howard, December 2009.

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Services Sign:
Services sign approaching Buxton Rd at Isis River, December 2009.

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  Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD Sign at Howard approaching William St (TD12) and Howard Heights Rd at Howardn, December 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Buxton Rd at Isis River, December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location from March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD Sign at Howard approaching William St (TD12) and Howard Heights Rd at Howard, December 2009.

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Entering Childers:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as it enters the town of Childers, June 2010.

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  William Street & Howard Heights Road interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with William St and Howard Heights Rd at Howard, December 2009.

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

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Howard after the William St (TD12) and Howard Heights Rd, December 2009.

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

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Thomas St and Lower Thomas St in Howard, December 2009.

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End Limited Access Road:
Sign indicating the end of a section of highway that has controlled property access, December 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign at Howard, after Thomas St or Lower Thomas St, December 2009.

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

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Top Mines Rd and Torbanlea-Pialba Rd (Gympie St) at Torbanlea, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Isis Hwy (SR52) at Childers, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Top Mines Road & Torbanlea-Pialba Road:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the junction with Top Mines Rd and Torbanlea-Pialba Rd (Gympie St) at Torbanlea, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Isis Highway:
Corner of Isis Hwy (SR52) and Bruce Hwy (A1) at Childers, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

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

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Isis Hwy (SR52) at Childers, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Herrenberg St at Aldershot, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Herrenberg St at Aldershot, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

End of Cane Railway Crossings Sign:
Sign indicating the end of railway crossings that cross the road carrying sugar cane trains, Childers, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Industrial Av in Maryborough West, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching the SR3 section of Isis Hwy at Apple Tree Creek, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Advance Directional Sign:
Advance Directional Sign approaching Walker St at Maryborough West, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching the SR3 section of Isis Hwy at Apple Tree Creek, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

  Walker Street Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Walker St at Maryborough West, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the SR3 section of Isis Hwy at Apple Tree Creek, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Alice St and Alma St, Maryborough, December 2009.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching the SR3 section of Isis Hwy at Apple Tree Creek, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Start Motorway Sign:
Start Motorway sign being used to indicate the beginning of a section of limited access road at Maryborough, December 2009.

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Isis Highway Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Isis Hwy (SR3) at Apple Tree Creek, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Alice Street & Alma Street interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the interchange with Alice St and Alma St in Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

      RD sign:
Distance sign as Bruce Hwy (A1) as it leaves Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Click here for the continuation of A1 between Gin Gin and Gladstone
Click here for the continuation of A1 between Gympie and Maryborough

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
2 Bulldust, Beef & Beyond
3 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
4 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
5 Tyler Bullock
6 Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, North Coast Roadside Rest Areas
7 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Bruce Highway Upgrade Isis River Bridge, 15 February 2011
8 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Bruce Highway - Cabbage Tree Creek to Carmans Road, Project Overview, June 2013
9 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Bruce Highway overtaking lane north of Howard

Last updated: 07-Feb-2019 21:00

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