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


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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 at Parkhurst approaching Yeppoon Rd (TD10), December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Parkhurst, December 2002.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Click here for National Highway 1 between Townsville and Cairns
Click here for the continuation of National Highway 1 between Gin Gin and Gladstone

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: 25-Oct-2021 0:07

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