Road Photos & Information: Queensland
M2 A2 Gateway Motorway, Logan Motorway, Ipswich Motorway, Warrego Highway, Landsborough Highway and Barkly Highway (M2/A2) - Toowoomba to Chinchilla

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General Information:

M/A2 is the main link from Brisbane to the northern territory. It varies from motorway standard in the Brisbane metropolitain area, to dual carriageway rural highway standard between Brisbane and Toowoomba, and rural highway standard beyond Toowoomba. The route is the only sealed link between Flinders Highway and Capricorn Highway apart from Gregory Development Road between Emerald and Charters Towers.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Chinchilla to Toowoomba Toowoomba to Chinchilla
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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Chinchilla, April 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

tn_200805_07_easttoowoomba_peterrenshaw.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign, near Tourist Road (TD1) at East Toowoomba. May 2008.

Image © Peter Renshaw

Trailblazer:
A2 trailblazer bolted over NH54 trailblazer at Chinchilla, April 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Warrego Highway At Rangeville:
Warrego Hwy (A2) at Rangeville, outside the tourist information centre, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sgn:
AD sign at Dalby approaching Dalby-Cecil Plains Rd (SR82), October 2015.

Image © Dean Sherry

Detour Route:
Detour route trailblazer at Rangeville, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the Mort St interchange on the Toowoomba Bypass, which will open fully to traffic in September 2019, January 2019.

Image © Dean Sherry

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at South Toowoomba approaching Hume St and New England Hwy (A3), May 2011. The A3 duplex starts here.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on the Mort St interchange on the Toowoomba Bypass, which will open fully to traffic in September 2019, January 2019.

Image © Dean Sherry

New England Highway:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (A2), Hume St and New England Hwy (A3) at South Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign on the Mort St interchange on the Toowoomba Bypass, which will open fully to traffic in September 2019, January 2019.

Image © Dean Sherry

Intersection Directional Sign:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (A2), Hume St and New England Hwy (A3) at South Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_01_harristown_gorehwy_a39.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
Northbound AD sign on Gore Hwy (A39) approaching Warrego Hwy (A2) at Harristown in Toowoomba, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at South Toowoomba approaching Ruthven St and New England Hwy (A3), May 2011. The A3 duplex ends here.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_02_harristown_gorehwy_a39.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly on the corner of Gore Hwy (A39), Warrego Hwy (A2) and Anzac Av at Harristown, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

New England Highway:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (A2), Ruthven St and New England Hwy (A3) at South Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_03_newtown.jpg Distance Sign:
RD sign on Warrego Hwy (James Street) at Newtown, near Clifford Gardens Shopping Centre, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (A2), Hume St and New England Hwy (A3) at South Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_04_toowoomba_westst.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at the West Street (TD1) intersection at Toowoomba, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Trailblazer:
Trailblazer assembly at South Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_05_toowoomba_westst.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing northbound traffic from West Street (TD1) in Toowoomba, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign obscured by power pole at Harristown approaching Gore Hwy (A39), May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_06_toowoomba_westst.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing northbound traffic from West Street (TD1) in Toowoomba, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Gore Highway:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (A2) and Gore Hwy (A39) at Harristown, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200510_07_toowoomba_ruthvenst.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching New England Hwy (A3) & Ruthven St in Toowoomba. October 2005. This sign has since had the SR85 and NR42 shields coverplated with A3. The A3 duplex starts from this intersection.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Toowoomba Bypass, which will open to traffic in September 2019, approaching Boundary St interchange at Cranley, December 2018.

Image © Dean Sherry

tn_200510_08_toowoomba_ruthvenst.jpg Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign near the New England Hwy (A3) & Ruthven St in Toowoomba. October 2005. This sign has since had the SR85 shield coverplated with A3. The A3 duplex starts from this intersection.

Image © Paul Rands

Entering Darling Downs:
Sign at Torrington on Warrego Hwy (A2) as it enters the Darling Downs region, February 2017.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner Warrego Hwy (A2), New England Hwy (A3) and Ruthven St in Toowoomba, May 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Torrington approaching Troys Rd, February 2017.

Image © Michael Greenslade

tn_200510_09_toowoomba_newenglandhwy.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching New England Hwy (A3) & Hume St in Toowoomba. October 2005. This sign has since had the SR85 shield coverplated with A3. The A3 duplex ends at this intersection.

Image © Paul Rands

Troys Road:
Warrego Hwy (A2) at the Troys Rd interchange at Torrington, February 2017. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from April 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

tn_200510_10_toowoomba_newenglandhwy.jpg New England Hwy & Hume St Intersection:
Intersection directional signs at the New England Hwy and Hume Street intersection in Toowoomba. SR85 was replaced with A3 since this photo was taken. October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Dalby, April 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

tn_200510_11_easttoowoomba_cohoest_jamesst.jpg Approaching James and Cohoe Street Intersection:
Warrego Hwy (James St) (A2) in Toowoomba, approaching James St (TD1) and Cohoe St (A2 and unnumbered). October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Chinchilla approaching Wondai Rd & Colamba St, April 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

tn_200510_12_easttoowoomba_cohoest_jamesst.jpg James and Cohoe Street Intersection:
Corner of Warrego Hwy (James St) (A2), James St (TD1) and Cohoe St (A2 and unnumbered)
in Toowoomba. October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

 
tn_200510_12_easttoowoomba.jpg Steep Descent Sign:
Sign warning of the steep descent down the Toowoomba Range, East Toowoomba, October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

 
Caption Title:
Caption, January 2019.

Image © Dean Sherry

 
tn_200510_13_easttoowoomba_margaretst.jpg Tourist Road Intersection:
Despite the sign saying its Margaret St, this is the junction with Tourist Rd (TD1) in East Toowoomba. Tourist Rd joins up with Margaret St. October 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

 
tn_200504_14_easttoowoomba_touristrd_td1_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Warrego Hwy from Tourist Rd (TD1) in East Toowoomba. April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

 
tn_200504_15_easttoowoomba_touristrd_td1_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on the Warrego Hwy facing Tourist Rd (TD1) in East Toowoomba. April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

 
Click here for the continuation of A2 between Dinmore and Toowoomba
Click here for the continuation of A2 between Chinchilla and Mitchell

1 The State Road Network Map, 30 June 2008
2 Queensland Roads, Edition No 5, (Toowoomba Range Tunnels Report), March 2008
3 QMR, Strategic Tourism Routes Revision 12

Last updated: 02-Aug-2019 11:47

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