Isis Highway

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Isis Highway
Queensland
Isis Highway 0116.svg
Isis Highway (green and black)
General information
Type Highway
Length 135 km (84 mi)
Route number(s)
  • State Route 3
  • (Bundaberg - Childers)
  • State Route 52
  • (Childers - Ban Ban Springs)
Major junctions
NE end Bourbong Street,
Bundaberg, Queensland
  Bruce Highway
SW end Burnett Highway, Ban Ban Springs, Queensland
Location(s)
Major settlements Childers, Biggenden
Highway system
Highways in Australia
National HighwayFreeways in Australia
Highways in Queensland

The Isis Highway is a state highway in southern Queensland, Australia.[1] The highway is relatively short, and runs for 135 kilometres (84 mi) in a north-east / south-west direction between the Burnett Highway at Ban Ban Springs and Bundaberg.[2] The Isis Highway links the cattle farming districts of the North Burnett with the sugar producing Bundaberg and Fraser Coast region.

The highway takes its name from the Isis River, which flows between Maryborough and Childers. The highway also passes through a significant amount of the former Isis Shire local government area, of which Childers was the administrative centre.

The Isis Highway is signed as State Route 52 between Ban Ban Springs and Childers, and State Route 3 between Childers and Bundaberg.

Principal towns along the Isis Highway[edit]

Major intersections[edit]

LGA Location km mi Destinations Notes
Bundaberg Bundaberg 0 0.0 Hinkler Avenue (State Route 3) - north - Bundaberg North / Gin Gin /
Bourbong Street - east - Bundaberg CBD
Northern end of Isis Highway (State Route 3). State Route 3 continues north over the Burnett River via the Don Tallon Bridge, and then west to Gin Gin
Apple Tree Creek 45.1 28.0 Bruce Highway (National Route A1) - north-west - Gin Gin /
south-east - Childers
Northern concurrency terminus with Bruce Highway
Wide Bay-Burnett Childers 51.5 32.0 Bruce Highway (National Route A1) - south-east - Howard Southern concurrency terminus with Bruce Highway.
51.5 32.0 Bruce Highway (National Route A1) - south-east - Howard Isis Highway continues south as State Route 52.
North Burnett Biggenden 97.3 60.5 Maryborough Biggenden Road (State Route 86) - south-east - Brooweena
Ban Ban Springs 135 84 Burnett Highway (State Route A3) - north - Gayndah / south - Goomeri
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

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: Hema Maps. p. 9. ISBN 978-1-86500-456-3.