Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Legacy Way, Western Freeway & Centenary Highway (M5 / A5) - Kelvin Grove to Darra

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Legacy Way is the Brisbane City Council's 4.6 kilometre road tunnel that connects the Western Freeway at Toowong with the Inner City Bypass (ICB) at Kelvin Grove.

Legacy Way includes:

Western Freeway is Queensland's first ever freeway, and is 5 km long and began life in the late 1960s as a single carriageway (stage 1) between Mt Coot-tha Road and Taringa Parade. 3

The Centenary Highway is a limited access road in the western suburbs of Brisbane. The M5 section of the route is 13 kilometres in length and starts at the Logan Motorway (M2) interchange at Darra. South of the interchange, the Centenary Highway is numbered A5 through the interchange with the Cunningham Highway (NH15) and Ipswich-Boonah Road (SR93), a distance of 26 km. The Centenary Highway becomes the Western Freeway at Kenmore.

History:

Click here for photos of the route signposted as Metroad 5.
Click here for construction photos between Kelvin Grove and Darra

Darra to Kelvin Grove Kelvin Grove to Darra
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Sumners Rd at Darra, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

tn_200610_01_bardon_mtcoothard_michaelgreenslade.jpg Remnant Trailblazer Assembly:
SR32 trailblazer on Mt Coot-tha Road (TD7) approaching the junction with Western Freeway (M5) at Bardon. October 2006. This sign should've been replaced when Metroad 5 replaced part of State Route 32 in 1995.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Sumners Rd at Sumner, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200708_01_toowong_miltonrd.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Milton Rd (SR32), approaching Miskin St, Western Fwy (M5) and Frederick St (Metroad 5) in Toowong, August 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

Sumners Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Sumners Rd interchange at Sumner, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200708_02_toowong_miskinst.jpg Sign and Route Number:
Advisory sign and Overdimentional Route 1 sign after the roundabout with Miskin St, Frederick St (Metroad 5) and Milton Rd (SR32) in Toowong, August 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

Sumners Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Sumners Rd interchange at Sumner, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Toowong approaching Mt Coot-Tha Rd (TD7), June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) at Jamboree Heights approaching Dandenong Rd and Glen Ross Rd, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at Toowong at the interchange with Mt Coot-Tha Rd (TD7), June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Dandenong Road & Glen Ross Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Dandenong Rd and Glen Ross Rd interchange at Mt Ommaney, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Mt Coot-Tha, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) approaching the Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd interchange, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Road Conditions Sign:
Sign showing telephone number for road conditions, Mt Coot-Tha, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Seventeen Mile Rocks Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at Jindalee at the Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd interchange, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Western Fwy (M5) near the Waverley Rd bridge at Indooroopilly for the Moggill Rd (SR33) interchange, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

tn_200610_02_jindalee_sinnamonrd_michaelgreenslade.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Sinnamon Road in Jindalee approaching the interchange with Centenary Highway. October 2006.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign at Indooroopilly for the Moggill Rd (SR33) interchange, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Trailblazer:
M5 trailblazer at the Sinnamon Rd interchange at Jindalee, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Moggill Road Interchange:
Western Freeway at the Moggill Road interchange in Indooroopilly, October 2010. Western Fwy becomes Centenary Hwy at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

Brisbane River:
Centenary Hwy (M5) as it crosses the Brisbane River via Centenary Bridge at Jindalee, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Moggill Road Interchange:
Western Freeway at the Moggill Road interchange in Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Fig Tree Pocket approaching Fig Tree Pocket Rd and Moggill Rd (SR33), October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200202_02_indooroopilly_moggillrd_sr33.jpg Moggill Road Interchange:
Southbound off-ramp to Moggill Road from the Western Freeway at Indooroopilly, February 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

Fig Tree Pocket Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Fig Tree Pocket Rd interchange at Fig Tree Pocket, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign after the Moggill Rd (SR33) interchange at Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200610_01_chapelhill_figtreepocketrd_michaelgreenslade.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
AD style sign acting as an ID sign at the interchange on Figtree Pocket Road in Chapel Hill, October 2006.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Jerrang Street :
Centenary Hwy (M5) at Indooroopilly as it passes under Jerrang St, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Intersection Directional Sign:
AD style sign acting as an ID sign at the interchange on Figtree Pocket Road in Chapel Hill, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) approaching Fig Tree Pocket Rd at Indooroopilly, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) approaching Moggill Rd (SR30) at Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Supplemental Advance Directional Sign:
Supplemental AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) approaching Fig Tree Pocket Rd at Indooroopilly, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Moggill Road Exit:
Intersection directional sign for the Moggill Rd (SR33) exit, near Jerrang St in Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Fig Tree Pocket Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Fig Tree Pocket Rd interchange at Fig Tree Pocket, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Moggill Road Interchange:
Off ramp from Centenary Hwy (M5) to Moggill Rd (SR33) at Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Kenmore Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) as it passes under Kenmore Rd at Fig Tree Pocket, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Moggill Road Interchange:
Off ramp from Centenary Hwy (M5) to Moggill Rd (SR33) at Indooroopilly, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Fig Tree Pocket approaching Sinnamon Rd, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Mt Coot-Tha, April 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Brisbane River:
Centenary Hwy (M5) as it crosses the Brisbane River via Centenary Bridge at Fig Tree Pocket, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Mt Coot-Tha approaching Western Fwy (Metroad 5), Milton Rd (SR32) and Mt Coot-Tha Rd (TD7) interchange, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

Sinnamon road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Sinnamon Rd interchange at Jindalee, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Mt Coot-Tha approaching Western Fwy (Metroad 5), Milton Rd (SR32) and Mt Coot-Tha Rd (TD7) interchange, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign near the Sinnamon Rd interchange at Jindalee for the the Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd interchange, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at Mt Coot-Tha at the Western Fwy (Metroad 5), Milton Rd (SR32) and Mt Coot-Tha Rd (TD7) interchange, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

Seventeen Mile Rocks Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Seventeen Mile Rocks Rd interchange in Jindalee, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Legacy Way Tunnel:
Entrance to Legacy Way Tunnel at Mt Coot-Tha, January 2016.

Image © Rob Tilley

Sinnamon Park:
Centenary Hwy (M5) as it enters Sinnamon Park, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

tn_200708_01_toowong_miskinst.jpg Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Miskin Street, Toowong, approaching Frederick St (Metroad 5) and Milton Rd (SR32), August 2007.

Image © Paul Rands

Trailblazer:
M5 trailblazer at Sinnamon Park, June 2012.

Image © Justin Cozart

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Sinnamon Park approaching Glen Ross Rd, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Glen Ross Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Glen Ross Rd interchange at Sinnamon Park, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200610_02_sinnamonpk_dandenongrd_glenrossrd_michaelgreenslade.jpg Black Advance Directional Sign:
Old black AD sign with M5 coverplate on the Centenary Highway interchange with Dandenong Rd and Glen Ross Rd in Sinnamon Park, October 2006.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Sumners Rd at Sinnamon Pk, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Caption Title:
Caption, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Sumners Road:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Sumners Rd interchange at Sinnamon Park, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Centenary Hwy (M5) near Sumners Rd at Sinnamon Park for the Ipswich Mwy (M7) interchange, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
Lane allocation AD sign approaching Ipswich Mwy (M7) at Darra, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Ipswich Motorway:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Ipswich Mwy (M7) interchange at Darra, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Ipswich Motorway:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Ipswich Mwy (M7) interchange at Darra, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

Ipswich Motorway:
Centenary Hwy (M5) at the Ipswich Mwy (M7) interchange at Darra, October 2010.

Image © Rob Tilley

tn_200908_05_darra_ipswichmwy_m7_robtilley.jpg Intersection Directional Sign:
Supplemental ID sign on the off-ramp from the Ipswich Mwy (M7) at Darra at the interchange with Centenary Highway (M5). August 2009. This sign has since been removed.

Image © Rob Tilley

Ipswich Motorway / Centenary Highway Interchange:
Off ramp from Centenary Hwy (M5) onto Ipswich Mwy (M7) at Darra, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Click here for the continuation of M5 / A5 between Darra and Springfield

1 Main Roads Queensland State Road Network Map
2 Brisbane City Council, Traffic & Transport, Legacy Way Tunnel
3 Sam Laybutt (Ozroads)
4 Queensland Roads, March 2009
5 Lachlan Sims
6 Michael Greenslade
7 Queensland Transport Projects & Initiatives Web Site
8 Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads Media Release - Jindalee to Indooroopilly Safety Works, March 2009
9 Brisbane City Council Traffic Updates Web Site

Last updated: 03-Dec-2018 12:13

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