Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Bruce Highway (National Highway 1) (Decommissioned)


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General Information:

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.


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, 8 November 1929
3 Nambour Chronicle, 26 October 1934
4 Nambour Chronicle, 23 November 1934
5 Nambour Chronicle, 21 December 1934
6 Department of Environment and Heritage Protection, North Coast Roadside Rest Areas
7 Tyler Bullock
8 Nambour Chronicle, 16 June 1939
9 Nambour Chronicle, 8 November 1963
10 Caboolture in the 70s
11 Nambour Chronicle, 20 May 1982
12 Sam Laybutt (Ozroads)
13 Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Veales Road Intersection Safety Improvements
14 Queensland Cabinet and Ministeral Directory, Media Statements, New bridge names honour Tully region, 17 November 2009
15 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Main Roads Local Links, In and around Wide Bay/Burnett, May 2009
16 Department of Transport and Main Roads, Projects, Bruce Highway (Cooroy to Curra)

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