Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Bruce Highway (National Highway 1) (Decommissioned) - Gympie to Maryborough

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The Highway 1 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 is named after former Minister of Public Works, Henry Bruce 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:

Gympie to Maryborough   Maryborough to Gympie
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Brisbane Rd (SR15 / TD40) at Gympie, April 2007.

Image © Rob Tilley

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AD sign at Gunalda approaching Anderleigh Rd and Queen St, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

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AD sign on Mary Valley Rd (SR51 / TD42) approaching Bruce Hwy (NH1) interchange at Gympie, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

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AD sign at Gympie approaching Excelsior Rd, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Gympie, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Mary Valley Rd (SR51 / TD42) interchange at Gympie, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Gunalda approaching Queen St and Anderleigh Rd, October 2004. Note the incorrect NR1 shield.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
Click here for National Highway 1 between Townsville and Cairns
Click here for the continuation of National Highway 1 between Nambour and Gympie

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
3 Nambour Chronicle, 8 November 1929
3 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
4 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
5 Tyler Bullock
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)

Last updated: 27-Jan-2020 11:43

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