Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Bruce Highway (National Highway 1) (Decommissioned) - Townsville to Cairns

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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.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Bruce Hwy (NH1) approaching Ross River Rd (SR72), August 2011.

Image © Terry Siva

  Palmerston Highway:
ID sign assembly at the Palmerston Hwy (SR25) intersection at O'Briens Hill, May 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Tully, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Tully approaching Butler St, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at O'Briens Hill, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Munro St, Babinda, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Click here National Highway 1 between Gympie and Maryborough

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

Last updated: 27-Jan-2020 12:12

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