Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Pacific Motorway, Gateway Motorway & Bruce Highway (M1 / A1) - Construction Photos: Rochedale to Brisbane River

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Gateway Motorway:

The Gateway Motorway passes through Brisbane's eastern suburbs, and services mostly residential and industrial areas, both north and south of the Brisbane River. It provides access to ports and the airport.

The Gateway Motorway features dual bridges over the Brisbane River, once known as the Gateway Bridges, but now named Sir Leo Hielscher Bridges, named after an Australian senior public servant and administrator. The bridges operate under an electronic tolling system where motorists pay via a transponder or temporary online account.

The bridges have a number of interesting features including: 2

At the time of its completion, the bridge boasted a number of Australian and world class achievements, including:

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Gateway Motorway:

This page concentrates on construction photos between Rochedale and Brisbane River

Rochedale to Brisbane River   Brisbane River to Rochedale
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Workzone:
Photo showing works for northbopund carriageway, and traffic travelling in both directions on the southbound carriageway at Mansfield, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Lytton Road:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at Murarrie approaching Lytton Rd (SR24) interchange, with temporary barriers around widening works. March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Workzone:
Photo showing works for northbopund carriageway, and traffic travelling in both directions on the southbound carriageway at Carindale, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Lytton Road:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at Murarrie approaching Lytton Rd (SR24) interchange, with temporary barriers around widening works and freeway green signs. March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign at Carindale approaching Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) interchange, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Lytton Road & Port of Brisbane Motorway:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Lytton Rd (SR24) and the Port of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)) in the distance, with new lanes under construction, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Old Clevland Road:
Reduced lanes and freeway green AD sign on the Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) off ramp at Carindale, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Lytton Road & Port of Brisbane Motorway:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with the Port of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)) in the distance, with new lanes under construction on the right, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Freeway Green Reassurance Directional Sign:
Freeway green distance sign on temporary gantry at Tingalpa, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
Temproary AD sign approaching Wynnum Rd (SR23), Tingalpa, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Wynnum Road :
Temporary sign at the Wynnum Rd 9SR23 interchange at Tingalpa, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
Temproary AD sign approaching Wynnum Rd (SR23), Tingalpa, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Port Of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)) at Tingalpa, March 2009. Note the incorrect SR61 route number.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Narrow Lanes Sign:
Narrow lanes temporary sign at Tingalpa near Wynnum Rd (SR23) interchange, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Port Of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)) at Tingalpa, March 2009. Note the incorrect SR61 route number.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Freeway Green Reassurance Directional Sign:
Freeway green distance sign on temporary gantry at Tingalpa, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Port of Brisbane Mwy Interchange:
Temporary sign on Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Port of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)), March 2009. Note the incorrect SR61 route number.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign at Belmont approaching Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) interchange, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Temporary Toll Sign:
Temporary tolling sign near Port of Brisbane Mwy (SR42 (now M4)) approaching the now removed toll plaza, Murrarie, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign at Belmont approaching Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) interchange. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from August 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Lytton Road:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Lytton Rd (SR21), showing temporary lanes and overpass upgrade work, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Old Cleveland Road Interchange:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) at Belmont. Note the narrow lanes and temporary barriers whilst the northbound carriageway is being rebuilt. December 2009. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

New Gantry & Second Bridge Construction:
Installation of the first of several new gantries on the Gateway Bridge (now Leo Hielscher Bridge) over Brisbane River at Murarrie, also note crane for construction of second bridge over the river, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Old Cleveland Road Interchange:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Old Cleveland Rd (SR22) at Belmont. Note the narrow lanes and temporary barriers whilst the northbound carriageway is being rebuilt. December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Workzone:
Photo showing works for southbound carriageway, and traffic travelling in both directions on the northbound carriageway at Belmont, August 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching on the off ramp to Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Rd (SR21 / Metroad 2) at Mackenzie, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign on the off ramp to Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Rd (SR21 / Metroad 2) at Mackenzie, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Road Interchange:
Temporary sign gantry and lane works on Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Mt Gravatt-Capalaba Rd (SR21 / Metroad 2), Mackenzie, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Freeway Green Distance Sign:
Freeway green reassurance directional sign being reused at Mackenzie, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Miles Platting Rd and Pacific Mwy (M1) at Rochedale, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Miles Platting Rd and Pacific Mwy (M1) at Rochedale, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Miles Platting Rd and Pacific Mwy (M1) at Rochedale, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Temporary Advance Directional Sign:
Temporary AD sign approaching the interchange with Miles Platting Rd and Pacific Mwy (M1) at Rochedale, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Miles Platting Road Interchange:
Gateway Mwy (M1) at Rochdedale at the interchange with Miles Platting Rd, with the end of roadworks and AD sign with lane closure for Pacific Mwy (M1) and Gateway Mwy (M2), November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Click here for the continuation of Gateway Mwy (M1) between Brisbane River and Bald Hills

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
2 Queensland Roads Edition No 1 March 2006
3 Queensland Roads, Edition No 8, March 2010
4 Queensland Roads, Edition No 4, September 2007
5 Queensland Motorways Annual Report 1996-1997
6Queensland Cabinet and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Gateway Upgrade Project well underway, 26 September 2007
7Queensland Cabinent and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Extra Gateway Motorway lane opens – with more to come, 12 September 2008
8 Queensland Cabinent and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Gateway Upgrade delivers seven kilometres of new motorway, 17 July 2009
9 Sydney Morning Herald, Gateway renamed the Southern Cross Way, 17 September 2010
10 Queensland Cabinent and Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Demolition begins on old Gateway Motorway Overpass, 2 June 2010

Last updated: 07-Dec-2018 12:03

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