Gregory Highway

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Gregory Highway
Gregory Developmental Road
Queensland
General information
Type Highway
Length 802 km (498 mi)
Route number(s)
  • State Route 63
  • (Kennedy Developmental Road - Charters Towers)
  • A7
  • (Charters Towers - Springsure)
Former
route number
National Route 55
(Charters Towers - Springsure)
Major junctions
North end Kennedy Developmental Road
  Flinders Highway
Peak Downs Highway
Capricorn Highway
South end Dawson Highway, Springsure, Queensland
Location(s)
Major settlements Charters Towers, Belyando Crossing, Clermont, Emerald
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in Queensland

The Gregory Highway is a state highway in Queensland that serves the major coal-mining centres of Central Queensland.[1] The highway was named after Augustus Gregory, an early explorer.

It runs southward from Conjuboy on the Kennedy Developmental Road, via Charters Towers, to Springsure, over 800 kilometres away.[2]

North of Clermont it is known as the Gregory Developmental Road or the Great Inland Road and it is a very lonely road that was recently upgraded to almost completely dual-laned bitumen that used to be single lane. The road is used mainly by road trains.

List of towns along the Gregory Highway[edit]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Queensland Government - Department of Transport and Main Roads - Maps
  2. ^ Hema Maps (2007). Australia Road and 4WD Atlas (Map). Eight Mile Plains Queensland. pp. 10&13. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.