Road Photos & Information: Queensland
||New England Highway & Cunningham Highway
(National Highway 15)
- Length: 220 km
- Northern Terminus: Cunningham Hwy (M15), Redbank Plains Rd (SR60), Mary St (SR61) interchange at Blackstone.
- Southern Terminus: NSW / QLD Border at Wallangarra.
- Miscellaneous: Continues as New England Highway (A15) in NSW and as Cunningham Hwy (M15) from Blackstone.
- Suburbs, Towns
& Localities along route: Wallangarra, Wyberba, Lyra, Ballandean, Fletcher, Glen Aplin,
Severnlea, Stanthorpe, Applethorpe, The Summit, Thulimbah, Cottonvale,
Dalveen, Braeside, The Glen, Warwick, Womina, Glengallan, Gladfield,
Maryvale, Tregony, South Branch, Middle Branch, Mt Edwards, Aratula,
Fassifern, Silverdale, Warrill View, Mutdapilly, Willowbank, Yamanto,
Flinders View, Raceview, and Blackstone.
- Multiplexed With:
Authority Internal Classification: 17B (Blackstone to Warwick) &
22C (Warwick to Wallangarra) 1
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
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:
- State Route 93 (Ipswich-Rosewood Road / Ipswich-Boonah Road): for 4 km at Purga / Yamanto
- 2007: Cunningham Highway widened and sections of
the pavement improved between Cunningham’s Gap and Freestone Creek. 3
2008: Safety improvements at the 8 Mile Intersection - the corner of
New England Hwy and Cunningham Hwy at Glengallan, 12 km east of
- June 2008: Completion of a 3 km
section, including lengthening existing overtaking lanes and widening
on the Cunningham Highway east of Warwick was opened to motorists. 2
- 2008: Construction commences on the interchange at Yamanto
for the Centenery Highway extension. 2
1 Main Roads State Road Network of
Queensland Map, 30 June 2008
Queensland Department of Main Roads
Office of Deputy Premier, Treasurer and
Minister for State Development, Trade and Innovation
Last updated: 02-Dec-2018 15:57
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