Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Pacific Motorway, Gateway Motorway & Bruce Highway (M1 / A1) - Gladstone Region to Cairns

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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:

Gladstone Region to Cairns   Cairns to Gladstone Region
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Highway 1 Sign:
Very old Highway 1 sign at Parkhurst, October 2013.

Image © Phillip McCallum



Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Mulgrave Rd (former A1) approaching Bruce Hwy (A1) at Woree, March 2015. Note the missing A1 route number on the off ramp fork. Click here for a photo of this location from November 2013 by Terry Siva.

Image © Tim Cole

Burdekin River:
Bruce Hwy (A1) as it crosses the Burdekin River at Home Hill, March 2011. Note the railway line to the left of shot.

Image © Richard Wardle



Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Mulgrave Rd (former A1) approaching Bruce Hwy (A1) at Woree, March 2015. Note the missing A1 route number on the off ramp fork. Click here for a photo of this location from November 2013 by Terry Siva.

Image © Tim Cole

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly facing Railway Av in Cluden, May 2011.

Image © Terry Siva



Bruce Highway Interchange:
Mulgrave Rd at the Bruce Hwy (A1) interchange at Woree, March 2015. Note the missing A1 route number on the sign.

Image © Tim Cole

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching the Nathan St (SR13) interchange at Annandale, November 2013.

Image © Terry Siva



Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign at Woree, March 2015.

Image © Tim Cole

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Dellachy Rd at Silky Oak, June 2010. Note the erroneous NR1 remnant.

Image © Terry Siva



Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Murgatroyd Rd at Woree, March 2015.

Image © Tim Cole

Trailblazer:
Old remnant NH1 trailblazer in the Innisfail CBD, November 2010.

Image © Terry Siva

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on McGowan Dr approaching Bruce Hwy (A1) in Innisfail, June 2010.

Image © Terry Siva

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Palmerston Hwy (SR25) at Innisfail, November 2010.

Image © Terry Siva

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Mission Beach Rd at Tully approaching Bruce Hwy (A1), January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) approaching Mulgrave Rd (former A1) at Woree, December 2013.

Image © Terry Siva

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) at Tully approaching Butler St, November 2013.

Image © Terry Siva

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Woree approaching Charlotte Close, March 2015.

Image © Tim Cole

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) approaching Black River Rd at Black River, January 2014. Note the erroneous NR1 remnant.

Image © Terry Siva

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Mulgrave Rd (former A1) at Woree, March 2015.

Image © Tim Cole

  Lane Allocation Sign:
Lane allocation sign on Angus Smith Dr at Douglas approaching the interchange with The Ring Road (Bruce Hwy) (A1), June 2012.

Image © Terry Siva

Mulgrave Road Interchange:
Bruce Hwy (A1) at the Mulgrave Rd interchange at Woree, March 2015.

Image © Tim Cole

  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Annandale, November 2013.

Image © Terry Siva

  Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign with erroneous NH1 shield on Bruce Hwy (A1) at Shirbourne, April 2012.

Image © Terry Siva

      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) in Mackay approaching Gordon St, January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

      Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) in Mackay approaching Gordon St, January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva



  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (A1) in Sarina, approaching the junction with Marlborough-Sarina Rd and East St, January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

Click here for the continuation of A1 between Gin Gin and Gladstone Region

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 Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Veales Road Intersection Safety Improvements
7 Queensland Cabinet and Ministeral Directory, Media Statements, New bridge names honour Tully region, 17 November 2009
8 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Calliope Crossroads Intersection Upgrade
9 Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, Media Releases, Cardwell Range Realignment Opens to Traffic, 1 November 2013
10 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Yeppen North Project
11 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Wrights Creek bridge upgrade
12 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Yeppen South Project
13 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Bruce Highway Upgrade (Vantassel to Cluden) Project update, October 2014
15 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Melton Black Drive intersection upgrade project

Last updated: 04-Mar-2017 19:14

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