Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Pacific Motorway, Coronation Drive, Hale Street, Inner City Bypass, Bowen Bridge Road, Lutwyche Road, Gympie Road and Gympie Arterial Road (M3 / A3) - Aspley to Bald Hills

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The route takes in the Brisbane's inner south and also skirts the CBD via what was once called the Riverside Expressway, then continues into the northern suburbs via Coronation Drive, Hale Street and the Inner City Bypass before connecting with Bowen Bridge Road, Lutwyche Road, Gympie Road and finally the Gympie Arterial Road for the connection to the Bruce Highway at the Gateway Motorway (M1) junction.

History:

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tn_200902_43_aspley_robtilley.jpg Distance Sign:
Northbound RD sign on Gympie Road in Aspley, February 2009.

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tn_200903_01_baldhills_brucehwy_m1_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
Gantry on Bruce Hwy (M1) with AD signs at Bald Hills, approaching the interchange with Gateway Mwy (M1) and Gympie Arterial Rd (M3), March 2009.

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tn_200902_44_aspley_maundrelltce_robtilley.jpg Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching the access road to Maundrell Tce in Aspley, February 2009.

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tn_200903_02_baldhills_brucehwy_m1_robtilley.jpg Gateway Mwy / Gympie Arterial Rd Interchange:
Southbound on the Bruce Hwy (M1) at the interchange with Gateway Mwy (M1) and Gympie Arterial Rd (M3), March 2009.

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tn_200902_45_aspley_maundrelltce_robtilley.jpg Maundrell Terrace Access Road Intersection:
Gympie Road in Aspley approaching the access road to Maundrell Terrace, February 2009. Click here for a photo taken in October 2005 showing how this area has changed in that time.

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tn_200906_01_carseldine_beamsrd_robtilley.jpg Approaching Beams Road:
Gypmpie Road (A3) approaching Beams Road in Carseldine, March 2009.

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tn_200902_46_aspley_albanyckrd_robinsonrd_sr28_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign in Aspley approaching Albany Creek Road and Robinson Road (SR28), February 2009.

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tn_200906_02_carseldine_beamsrd_robtilley.jpg Beams Road Intersection:
Gypmpie Road (A3) at the junction with Beams Road in Carseldine, June 2009.

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tn_200902_47_aspley_albanyckrd_robinsonrd_sr28_robtilley.jpg Albany Creek Rd & Robinson Rd Junction:
Gympie Road at the intersection with Albany Creek Road and Robinson Road (SR28) in Aspley, February 2009.

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tn_200906_03_carseldine_beamsrd_robtilley.jpg Beams Road Intersection:
Gypmpie Road (A3) at the junction with Beams Road in Carseldine, June 2009.

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tn_200902_48_aspley_zillmererd_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Zillmere Rd in Aspley, February 2009.

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tn_200906_04_carseldine_robtilley.jpg Distance Sign:
RD sign at Carseldine after the Beams Rd intersection, June 2009.

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tn_200902_49_carseldine_beamsrd_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Beams Road in Carseldine, February 2009.

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tn_200906_05_carseldine_robtilley.jpg Limited Access Road Sign:
Old sign at Carseldine indicating the route is a limited access road, which prevents unauthorised connections being made to the roadway, June 2009.

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tn_200902_50_carseldine_gympierd_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Gympie Rd approaching the interchange with Gympie Rd and Gympie Arterial Rd at Carseldine, February 2009.

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tn_200906_06_aspley_zillmererd_cabbagetreeck_robtilley.jpg Approaching Zillmere Road:
Advance directional sign next to Cabbage Tree Creek approaching Zillmere Road in Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200902_51_carseldine_gympierd_robtilley.jpg Supplemental AD Sign:
Supplemental advance directional sign for the interchange with Gympie Rd and Gympie Arterial Rd at Carseldine, February 2009.

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tn_200906_07_aspley_zillmererd_cabbagetreeck_robtilley.jpg Zillmere Road Intersection:
Gympie Rd at the Zillmere Rd junction in Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200902_52_carseldine_gympierd_robtilley.jpg Gympie Road / Gympie Arterial Road Split:
The interchange with Gympie Rd and Gympie Arterial Rd at Carseldine, February 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Gayford Street in Aspley, which is used as an access route to Albany Creek Road (SR28), July 2011.

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tn_200902_53_baldhills_linkfieldrd_strathpinrd_sr58_hoylandst_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near the Linkfield Rd bridge at Bald Hills for the interchange with Strathpine Rd (SR58) and Hoyland St, February 2009.

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Gayford Street Intersection:
Intersection directional sign over the lanes at the junction with Gayford Street in Aspley, which is used as an access route to Albany Creek Road (SR28),July 2011.

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tn_200902_54_baldhills_strathpinrd_sr58_hoylandst_robtilley.jpg Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign approaching the interchange with Strathpine Rd (SR58) and Hoyland St, February 2009.

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tn_200906_10_aspley_windrestst_robtilley.jpg Approaching Windrest Street:
AD sign in Aspley on Gympie Rd, approaching the junction with Windrest St, June 2009.

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tn_200902_55_baldhills_strathpinrd_sr58_hoylandst_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign near showing this exit being the best for accessing M1 (Gateway Mwy), at the interchange with Strathpine Rd (SR58) and Hoyland St, February 2009.

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tn_200906_11_aspley_robinsonrd_sr28_robtilley.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Aspley approaching Robinson Road & Albany Creek Road (SR28), June 2009.

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tn_200902_56_baldhills_strathpinrd_sr58_hoylandst_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the interchange with Strathpine Rd (SR58) and Hoyland St, February 2009.

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tn_200906_12_aspley_ellisonrd_websterrd_sr27_robtilley.jpg Approaching Ellison and Webster Roads:
AD sign approaching the intersection with Ellison Road and Webster Road (SR27) at Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200902_57_baldhills_robtilley.jpg End M3 500m:
Sign indicating M3 ends in 500m at Bald Hills, February 2009.

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tn_200906_13_aspley_ellisonrd_websterrd_sr27_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the intersection with Ellison Road and Webster Road (SR27) at Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200902_58_baldhills_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the interchange with the sand and gravel pits at Bald Hills, February 2009.

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tn_200906_14_aspley_ellisonrd_websterrd_sr27_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the intersection with Ellison Road and Webster Road (SR27) at Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200902_59_baldhills_brucehwy_gatewaymwy_m1_robtilley.jpg End M3:
Northern terminus of M3 - the interchange with Bruce Hwy and Gateway Mwy (M1) at Bald Hills, February 2009.

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tn_200906_15_aspley_robtilley.jpg Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign on Gympie Rd (A3) at Aspley, June 2009.

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tn_200906_16_aspley_murphyrd_robtilley.jpg Advanced Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Murphy Road in Aspley, June 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Click here for the continuation of M3 / A3 between Aspley and Brisbane

1 State Road Network of Queensland Map, 30 June 2008
2 State Library of Queensland Web Site
3 Busway Website History Web Page
4 Main Roads Gympie Road Upgrade Web Page
5 Michael Greenslade

Last updated: 12-Sep-2016 12:52

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