Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number   Sylvan Road, Jephson Street, Coonan Street, Bridge Street, Wharf Street, Oxley Road, Sherwood Road, Muriel Avenue, Evans Road, Bye Street, Creek Road, park Road, Rose Street, Junction Road, Sandgate Road & East-West Arterial Road (State Route 20) - Toowong to Salisbury

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General Information:

State Route 20 is a three-section urban arterial route in Brisbane. The eastern section is mostly divided road and most of the western section is undivided.

The route passes through commercial, residential and industrial zones and features the Walter Taylor Bridge over Brisbane River. It was designed by and named after Brisbane engineer and builder Walter Taylor. The bridge uses surplus steel cables from the Sydney Harbour Bridge and was originally called the Indooroopilly Toll Bridge and features tollmaster accommodation. 2 The bridge is 182.9 m in length. 3

The route was much larger, but when Metroads were introduced during the 1990s, the route was truncated in a couple of sections.

History:

Toowong to Salisbury   Salisbury to Toowong
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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on Moggill Rd (SR33) at Toowong, August 2007.

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  Entering Sherwood :
Sherwood Rd (SR20) as it enters the suburb of Sherwood, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Croydon St approaching Jephson St (SR20) and Sylvan Rd (SR20) at Toowong, March 2012. Click here for a photo of this location by Paul Rands from August 2007.

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  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Sherwood Rd (SR20) as it approaches Oxley Rd (SR20) and Sherwood Rd (SR35) at Sherwood, March 2012. SR20 turns right at this junction

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign assembly at the junction with Moggill Rd (SR33) at Indooroopilly, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Oxley Road :
Corner of Sherwood Rd (SR20 & unnumberd) and Oxley Rd (SR20 & SR35) at Sherwood, March 2012.

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Trailblazer:
SR20 trailblazer on Coonan St near Keating St in Indooroopilly, July 2011.

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  Oxley Road :
Corner of Sherwood Rd (SR20 & unnumberd) and Oxley Rd (SR20 & SR35) at Sherwood, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Coonan St (SR20) approaching Station Rd in Indooroopilly, July 2011.

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  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Sherwood, March 2012.

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Walter Taylor Bridge:
Looking southwest at the Radnor St intersection in Indooroopilly, March 2006.

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  Entering Gracebville :
Oxley Rd (SR20) as it enters the suburb of Graceville, March 2012.

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Plaque:
Plaque on Walter Taylor Bridge showing opening dates, construction and funding information, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Oxley Rd (SR20) at Graceville, approaching Graceville Av, March 2012.

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Walter Taylor Bridge:
Walter Taylor Bridge (Coonan St) (SR20) as it crosses Brisbane River at Indooroopilly, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Graceville Av at Graceville approaching Oxley Rd (SR20), July 2011.

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Walter Taylor Bridge:
Walter Taylor Bridge (Coonan St) (SR20) from Radnor St at Indooroopilly, March 2006.

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  Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Graceville, March 2012.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign on Coonan St (SR20), March 2006.

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  Entering Chelmer:
Oxley Rd (SR20) as it enters the suburb of Chelmer, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Coonan St (SR20) approaching Bridge St (SR20), Hanlan St and Honour Avenue at Chelmer, July 2011.

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  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Oxley Rd (SR20), approaching Bridge St and Wharf St (SR20), Chelmer, March 2012.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at corner of Bridge St (SR20) and Wharf St (SR20) at Chelmer, July 2011.

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  Trailblazer:
SR20 trailblazer at the corner of Oxley Rd (SR20), Wharf St (SR20) and Bridge St, Chelmer, March 2012.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on Oxley Rd (SR20) at Chelmer, July 2011.

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  Brisbane River :
Wharf St (SR20) looking towards Brisbane River at Chelmer, March 2012. The suspension bridge is a pedestrian walkway and the metal truss bridge carries the Ipswich railway line.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign with incorrect M2 listing (should be M7) on Oxley Rd (SR20) at Chelmer, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Walter Taylor Bridge :
Honour Av (SR20) as it crosses Brisbane River via Walter Taylor Bridge at Chelmer, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Oxley Rd (SR20) approaching Graceville Av at Graceville, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Walter Taylor Bridge:
Looking northeast in Indooroopilly, showing former tollmaster accommodation, March 2006.

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Graceville Avenue:
ID sign at the corner of Oxley Rd (SR20) and Graceville Av in Graceville, July 2011.

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  Lane Allocation Sign:
Lane allocation sign on Coonan St (SR20) at Indooroopilly approaching Station Rd and Westminster Rd (signed to Clarence Rd), March 2006.

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Distance Sign:
Obscured RD sign on Oxley Rd (SR20) at Graceville, July 2011.

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  Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign on Coonan St (SR20) at Indooroopilly at the junction with Station Rd, March 2012.

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Trailblazer:
SR20 trailblazer assembly on Oxley Rd approaching Long St East at Graceville, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Moggill Road :
Coonan St (SR20) at Indooroopilly at the junction with Moggill Rd (SR33), March 2012. SR20 continues to the right and picks up the SR33 duplex at this point. The top panel of the sign shows SR20 in error.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Oxley Rd (SR35 section) and Sherwood Rd (SR20), July 2011. SR20 turns left at this junction despite the sign showing both ways.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Coonan Street :
Moggill Rd (SR20 & SR33) at Indooroopilly at the junction with Coonan St (SR20), March 2012.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction of Oxley Rd (SR35 section) and Sherwood Rd (SR20), July 2011. SR20 turns left at this junction despite the sign showing both ways.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Reassurance Directional Sign :
Distance sign at Indooroopilly, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Fairfield Rd (SR48) and the interchange with Ipswich Rd (A7) at Rocklea, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Trailblazers:
SR20 and SR33 trailblazers near Moorak St, Taringa, March 2012.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign just after Fairfield Rd (SR48) and the interchange with Ipswich Rd (A7) at Rocklea, July 2011.

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  Black Intersection Directional Sign:
Black ID sign at the corner of Moggill Rd (SR20 / SR33) and Whitmore St, Taringa, March 2012. This sign has since been replaced.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Moorooka approaching Beaudesert Rd (NR13), July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Entering Toowong :
Moggill Rd (SR20 / SR33) as it crosses Toowong Ck into the suburb of Toowong, March 2012.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Beaudesert Rd (NR13) at Moorooka, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign at Toowong, approaching Burns Rd, Moggill Rd (High St) (SR33) and Jephson Rd (SR20), March 2012. SR20 turns left at this junction, and the SR33 duplex also ends here.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Beaudesert Rd (NR13) at Moorooka, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign at the junction with Moggill Rd (High St) (SR33), Jephson St (SR20) and Burns Rd at Toowong, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

Trailblazer:
SR20 trailblazer on Evans Rd (SR20) at Salisbury, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Jephson St (SR20) approaching Croydon St and Sylvan Rd (SR20) at Toowong, March 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

End State Route 20:
End SR20 and SR11 trailblazer on Bye St (SR20) at the junction with Toohey Rd (SR11) at Salisbury, July 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Click here for State Route 20 between Murarrie and Mt Gravatt

1 Transport and Main Roads, from corresondence from April 2012
2 Your Brisbane: Past and Present, Walter Taylor Bridge, Indooroopilly, 14 February 2011
3 Nicholas Janberg's Structurae, Walter Taylor Bridge

Last updated: 02-Dec-2018 0:49

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