Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number   Cunningham Highway (National Route 42)


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General Information:

National Route 42 is a highway in southern Queensland linking the border town of Goondiwindi with the town of Warwick. The route links 2 major highways: Leichhardt Hwy (NH39 / A5) and New England Hwy (NH15).

Passing through mostly rural areas, the highway is named after the explorer and botanist Allan Cunningham who followed a route close to where the modern day highway runs.

Multiplexes along the route include:


Click here for the former alignment in Goondiwindi

Goondiwindi to Warwick   Warwick to Goondiwindi
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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Goondiwindi, January 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Cunningam Hwy (NH39) at Goondiwindi. January 2004. NR42 ends at this junction.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Click here for the continuation of Cunningham Highway as National Highway 15
Click here for the continuation of Cunningham Highway as National Highway 39

1 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps, Darling Downs Region: front
2 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, Upgrade work for Cunningham Highway, 3 July 2006
3 Transport and Main Roads, Boom Gates For Rail Crossing Program

Last updated: 17-Sep-2020 17:34

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