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

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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 Brisbane River and Bald Hills

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Gateway Motorway Construction:
Looking north on Gateway Bridge (M1) at Eagle Farm, towards the construction of Gateway Mwy on a new alignment. March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Old Gateway Motorway :
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Old Gateway Mwy (now Southern Cross Way) at Eagle Farm, March 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Old Gateway Motorway :
Gateway Mwy (M1) at the interchange with Old Gateway Mwy (now Southern Cross Way) at Eagle Farm, August 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Widening Works :
Widening works on Gateway Mwy at Banyo, approaching Nudgee Rd, August 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

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

1 Department of Transport and Main Roads, The State Road Network of Queensland, 30 June 2010
2Queensland 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 13:57

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