Road Photos & Information: Australian Capital Territory
Barry Drive


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Barry Drive is an arterial route that facilitates travel between Civic and Belconnen, acting as a connector from the Civic CBD to Belconnen Way at O'Connor. It's a short route which is partially route numbered and unnumbered.

Barry Drive was named after Redmond Barry (1813-1880), who was a judge, and was admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria in 1841, and was appointed Judge in 1852. He held position of Senior Puisne Judge until his death and presided over the trial of several Eureka Stockade rebels and in 1880 over the trial of Ned Kelly. Redmond Barry was also the first Chancellor of the University of Melbourne, and first President of the Trustees of the Public Library of Victoria. 1


Turner to O'Connor   O'Connor to Turner
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Frith Road Interchange:
Off ramp to Frith Road at Acton, northbound, January 2010.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Barry Drive, looking southeast, approaching Clunies Ross Street at Turner, January 2010.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Barry Drive, looking northwest, approaching Belconnen Way at O'Connor, January 2010.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on Barry Drive, facing Fairfax St at O'Connor, January 2010. The green panel is recycled after being used on Athllon Drive at Greenway, and has had replacement text applied to it. If you're close to the sign, the outlines of the old lettering shows.

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Click here for the Decommissioned Tourist Drive 2 section of Barry Drive
Click here for the continuation of the route as Belconnen Way

1 ACT Planning & Land Authority, Place Name Search, Barry Drive

Last updated: 10-Nov-2018 22:23

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