Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number Wide Bay Highway, Bunya Highway, Moonie Highway, Balonne Highway & Bulloo Developmental Road (State Route 49)

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General Information:

State Route 49 is a rural highway that links the Burnett and Darling Downs regions of Queensland with south western Queensland.

The route passes through rural, residential and commercial zones.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Bells Bridge to Cunnamulla Cunnamulla to Bells Bridge
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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at Bells Bridge near Gympie, at the junction with Bruce Hwy (A1), October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Moonie Hwy (SR49) approaching Grey St (A55) at St George, August 2014. The A55 duplex starts here. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from December 2003.

Image © Ed Huang

Ressurance Directional Sign:
RD sign without SR49 shield at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Cairn:
Cairn at St George commemorating the sealing and opening of Moonie Hwy, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) approaching Petersen Rd at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at St George, October 2005. Note the missing SR49 shield.

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Trailblazer:
Great Bunya Tourist Drive trailblazer at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Moonie Hwy (SR49) approaching Carnarvon Hwy (A55) at St George, September 2014. The A55 duplex ends here, as SR49 turns right. Click here for a photo of the previous sign by Paul Rands from October 2005.

Image © Dean Sherry

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Lower Wonga approaching Gympie-Woolooga Rd, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign approaching Moonie Hwy (SR49) and Carnarvon Hwy (A55) at St George, October 2005. The A55 duplex ends here, as SR49 turns right.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner of Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) and Gympie-Woolooga Rd at Lower Wonga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at St George, October 2005.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Lower Wonga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR49) approaching Warrego Hwy (A2 / SR49 / SR82) at Dalby, December 2003. Note the remnant NH54 shields. SR49 turns right at this location.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) approaching Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Dalby. SR49 multiplexes with A2 and SR82 in this location, September 2014.

Image © Dean Sherry

Bauple-Woolooga Road:
ID sign at the junction with Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Gayndah Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Bauple-Woolooga Road:
ID sign at the junction with Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Gayndah Road:
Corner of Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Gayndah Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign acting as some kind of reassurance sign in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Trailblazer:
Great Bunya Tourist Drive trailblazer at Woolooga, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Lamb St in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
Non-standard ID sign at Rossmore Rd in Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Lamb Street:
ID sign at the corner of Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Lamb St in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Entering Kilkivan:
Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) as it enters the town of Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kilcoy-Murgon Rd at Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Council St and Bligh St in Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the Kilcoy-Murgon Rd junction in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Council St and Bligh St in Kilkivan, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign as Bunya Hwy (SR49) leaves Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kilkivan approaching Kilkvan-Tansey Rd, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign as Bunya Hwy (SR49) leaves Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Kilkivan-Tansey Rd at Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Manyung Rd in Manyung, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) at Kilkivan, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Burnett Hwy (A3) and Bunya Hwy (SR49) on the outskirts of Goomeri, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
Non-standard ID sign at the Kinkombi Rd junction at Kinkombi, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Burnett Hwy (A3) at Goomeri, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Tourism Sign:
Sign at Goomeri welcoming visitors to the South Burnett Wine Region, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching split of Burnett Hwy (A3) and Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) at Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns right at this junction. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Entering Goomeri:
Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) as it enters the town of Goomeri, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Burnett Hwy (A3) in Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns right at this junction. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

UPDATED Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Burnett Hwy (A3) at Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns left at this junction. Note the missing SR49 shield. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from January 2003.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Burnett Hwy (A3) in Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns right at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Burnett Hwy (A3) at Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns left at this junction. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

UPDATED Distance Sign:
RD sign at Goomeri, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from January 2003.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
Typical ID fingerboard at the junction with Burnett Hwy (A3) in Goomeri, October 2010. SR49 turns left at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
Non-standard ID sign at the Kinkombi Rd junction at Kinkombi, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Goomeri, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Kilkivan approaching Kilkvan-Tansey Rd, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Burnett Hwy (A3) and Bunya Hwy (SR49) on the outskirts of Goomeri, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Kilkivan-Tansey Rd at Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Burnett Hwy (A3) at Goomeri, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) at Kilkivan, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign on Bunya Hwy (SR49) at Goomeri, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Council St and Bligh St in Kilkivan, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Manyung Rd in Manyung, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Council St and Bligh St in Kilkivan, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kilcoy-Murgon Rd at Murgon, October 2010. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from December 2003.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) approaching Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the Kilcoy-Murgon Rd junction in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Bauple-Woolooga Road:
ID sign at the junction with Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Kilcoy-Murgon Rd at Murgon approaching Bunya Hwy (SR49), December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Bauple-Woolooga Road:
ID sign at the junction with Bauple-Woolooga Rd at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Woolooga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Agriculture Sign:
Sign for stock movement restrictions, Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Lower Wonga approaching Gympie-Woolooga Rd, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Cherbourg Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the corner of Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) and Gympie-Woolooga Rd at Lower Wonga, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Lamb Street:
ID sign at the corner of Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Cherbourg Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign at Lower Wonga, October 2010. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Rob Tilley

Entering Murgon:
Bunya Hwy (SR49) as it enters the Murgon town centre, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Trailblazer:
Great Bunya Tourist Drive trailblazer at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Murgon:
Bunya Hwy (SR49) as it passes through the town of Murgon, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) approaching Petersen Rd at Bells Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching McAlister St in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Wide Bay Hwy (SR49) approaching Bruce Hwy (A1) at Bels Bridge, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Gayndah Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at Bells Bridge near Gympie, at the junction with Bruce Hwy (A1), October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Gayndah Road:
Corner of Bunya Hwy (SR49) and Gayndah Rd in Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

   
Distance Sign:
RD sign as Bunya Hwy (SR49) leaves Murgon, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

NEW! Black Reassurance Directional Sign:
Black distance sign at Kumbia, January 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate at Bell, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign at Bell approaching Dennis St, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Black Advance Directional Sign:
Black AD sign at Dalby approaching Warrego Hwy (A2) / SR49 / SR82) and Condamine St, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW! Black Kilometre Plate:
Black kilometre plate at Kumbarilla, January 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

NEW! Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Halliford after Surat Developmental Rd (SR87), January 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Moonie approaching Leichhardt Hwy (A5) (formerly NR39), December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
Moonie Hwy (SR49) approaching Meandarra-Talwood Rd (SR74) at Westmar, December 2003.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Moonie Hwy (SR49) approaching Carnarvon Hwy (A55) at St George, October 2005. The A55 duplex begins here, as SR49 turns left. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from December 2003.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Moonie Hwy (SR49) at the junction with Carnarvon Hwy (A55) at St George, October 2005. The A55 duplex begins here, as SR49 turns left.

Image © Paul Rands

Distance Sign:
RD sign at St George, October 2005. Note the missing SR49 shield.

Image © Paul Rands

Distance Sign:
RD sign in the St George town centre, August 2014. Click here for a photo of this location by Michael Greenslade from December 2003.

Image © Ed Huang

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Whyenbah Rd at St George, September 2014.

Image © Dean Sherry

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Mitchell-St George Rd at St George, 2014.

Image © Dean Sherry

1 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps, South West Region
2 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps,Darling Downs Region: front
3 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps, Wide Bay/Burnett Region: front
4 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, Wider and safer section for the Bunya Highway, 12 November 2007
5 Queensland Government, Media Statements, Safety upgrade to Moonjarre Crossing, 15 Jan 2009
6 Queenslad Government, Ministerial Media Statements, Safety works commencing on Wide Bay Highway, 28 August 2009.
7 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, New traffic signals to provide safer roads in Kingaroy, 8 September 2011

Last updated: 21-Oct-2021 16:41

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