Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Bruce Highway (National Highway 1) (Decommissioned) - Gin Gin to Gladstone

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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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Gin Gin to Gladstone   Gladstone to Gin Gin
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NEW! Bundaberg-Gin Gin Road:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (NH1) and Bundaberg-Gin Gin Rd at Gin Gin, December 2002. NH1 veers left at this junction.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  NEW! Bundaberg-Gin Gin Road:
Corner of Bruce Hwy (NH1) and Bundaberg-Gin Gin Rd at Gin Gin, December 2002. NH1 veers right at this junction.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW! Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Miriam Vale, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

     
Click here for the continuation of National Highway 1 between Gladstone and Mackay
Click here for the continuation of National Highway 1 between Maryborough and Gin Gin

 

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
2 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
3 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
4 Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, North Coast Roadside Rest Areas
5 Tyler Bullock

Last updated: 24-Oct-2021 23:29

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