Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  New England Highway & Cunningham Highway (National Highway 15) - Aratula to Blackstone

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The New England and Cunningham Highways link South East Queensland to southern freight markets including Sydney, and is a major freight route to and from regional communities in north-west New South Wales and southwest Queensland. The National Highway 15 segments of the Cunningham Highway and New England Highway form part of the National Highway system for which the Commonwealth Government has full funding responsibility. 2

The route features a mix of rural highway standards (southwest of Ipswich to NSW border) and freeway standards (through the eastern suburbs of Ipswich).

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Click here for photos of the former NH15 alignment between Blackstone and Dinmore.

Aratula to Blackstone   Blackstone to Aratula
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Advance Directional Sign:
Sign for the Boonah-Fassifern Rd (SR90) junction as you enter Fassifern. March 2006, heading north.

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  tn_200908_01_purga_robtilley.jpg Distance Sign:
RD sign showing SR93 duplex, after the Ipswich-Boonah Road (SR93) / Centenary Highway (A5) interchange at Purga, August 2009.

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Approaching Boonah-Fassifern Road:
Northbound at Fassifern, approaching Boonah-Fassifern Road (SR90), March 2006.

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  tn_200908_02_purga_middlerd_robtilley.jpg Approaching Middle Road:
Heading northwest on Cunninham Hwy (NH15) as you approach Middle Rd at Purga, August 2009.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign northbound after the Boonah-Fassifern Road (SR90) intersection at Fassifern, March 2006.

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  tn_200908_03_willowbank_ipswich-rosewoodrd_sr93_td16_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
Diagrammatic AD sign approaching the intersection with Ipswich-Rosewood Rd (SR93) at Willowbank. August 2009

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Approaching Kalbar Connection Road:
Looking northbound as you head into the Kalbar Connection road intersection at Kalbar. March 2006.

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  tn_200908_04_willowbank_ipswich-rosewoodrd_sr93_td16_robtilley.jpg Ipswich-Rosewood Road Intersection:
Intersection directional sign assembly at the junction with Ipswich-Rosewood Rd in Willowbank. The SR93 duplex ends at this junction. August 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Northbound at Warrill View near the Rosewood-Warrill View Road and Warrill View-Peak Crossing Road, March 2006.

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  tn_200908_05_willowbank_ipswich-rosewoodrd_sr93_td16_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign located after the Ipswich-Rosewood Rd (SR93) intersection in Willowbank, August 2009.

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Black Distance Sign:
Black reassurance directional sign at Warrill View, March 2006.

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NH15 Trailblazer:
Northbound at Mutdapilly. March 2006.

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Approaching Coopers Road:
Northbound at Willow Bank approaching Coopers Road, March 2006.

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Diagrammatic AD Sign:
Advance directional sign approaching Ipswich-Rosewood Road (SR93) at Willow Bank, Northbound, March 2006.

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Ipswich-Rosewood Road intersection:
Northbound through the Ipswich-Rosewood Road junction at Willow Bank. The SR93 & TD16 triplex begins here. March 2006.

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Entering Purga :
Cunningham Hwy (NH15 / SR93 / TD16) as it enters the town of Purga, March 2012.

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Distance Sign:
Northbound RD sign at Purga, after the Ipswich-Rosewood Road intersection, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Middle Rd (TD16) at Purga, March 2012.

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Middle Road :
Corner of Cunningham Hwy (NH15 / SR93) and Middle Rd (TD16) at Purga, March 2012.

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Start of Divided Road:
Eastbound at Purga as you approach the start of the dual carriageway section of NH15 as you cross Purga Creek. March 2006.

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Entering Yamanto :
Cunningham Hwy (NH15 / SR93) as it enters the suburb of Yamanto, March 2012.

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AD Sign:
Advance directional sign for the SR93 exit as you head east at Purga, March 2012. Prior to Cunningham Hwy travelling to Dinmore, it veered left at what is now the Ipswich-Boonah Road (SR93) interchange into Ipswich. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Yamanto approaching the Vehicle Inspection Site, March 2012.

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Vehicle Inspection Site :
Cunningham Hwy (NH15) at the exit to the vehicle inspection site at Yamanto, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Yamanto, approaching the Ipswich-Boonah Rd (SR93) & Centenary Hwy (A5) interchange, March 2012.

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Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Yamanto, approaching the Ipswich-Boonah Rd (SR93) & Centenary Hwy (A5) interchange, March 2012.
Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from March 2006.

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Ipswich-Boonah Road & Centenary Highway:
Cunningham Hwy (NH15) at the interchange with Ipswich-Boonah Rd (SR93) and Centenary Hwy (A5) at Yamanto, March 2012. The SR93 duplex ends at this interchange.

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Start Motorway:
Sign signalling official start to motorway / limited access road conditions at Yamanto, March 2012.

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Centenary Highway:
Cunningham Hwy (NH15) as it passes under Centenary Hwy (A5) at Yamanto, March 2012.

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Distance Sign:
RD Sign after the Centenary Hwy (A5) interchange at Yamanto, March 2012.
Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from March 2006.

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Ripley Road interchange:
Heading northeast through Ripley Road interchange at Flinders View, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Flinders View, as you head northwest towards South Station Road, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Flinders View, approaching South Station Rd, March 2012.

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South Station Road:
Cunningham Hwy (NH15) at the South Stn Rd interchange at Flinders View, March 2012.

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Northbound at the South Station Road interchange:
Note the old style emergency phone signage, Raceview, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Blackstone, approaching Redbank Plains Rd (SR61) and the M15 section of Cunningham Hwy, March 2012.

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Redbank Plains Road:
Northern terminus of NH15, the interchange of Redbank Plains Rd (SR61) and Cunningham Hwy (M15) at Blackstone, March 2012.

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Click here for the continuation of Cunningham Highway as M15 between Dinmore and Blackstone
Click here
for the continuation of Cunningham Highway as NH15 between Aratula and Glengallan

1 Main Roads State Road Network of Queensland Map, 30 June 2008
2  Queensland Department of Main Roads

Last updated: 02-Dec-2018 15:30

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