Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number   Sylvan Road, Jephson Street, Moggill Road, 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) - Clayfield to Wooloowin

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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 into a few of sections.

Multiplexes along the route include:

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Clayfield to Wooloowin   Wooloowin to Clayfield
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Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Sandgate Rd (SR20 / SR26) at Clayfield approaching the unnnumbered section of Junction Rd, January 2011. SR20 turns right at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign :
AD sign on Sandgate Rd (SR26) approaching Junction Rd (SR20 / unnumbered), January 2011. The SR26 duplex begins at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign on Sandgate Rd (SR26) at the intersection with Junction Rd (SR20 / unnumbered), January 2011. The SR26 duplex begins at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign on Sandgate Rd (SR26) at the intersection with Junction Rd (SR20 / unnumbered), January 2011. The SR26 duplex begins at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Intersection Directional Sign :
ID sign on Sandgate Rd (SR26) at the intersection with Junction Rd (SR20 / unnumbered), January 2011. The SR26 duplex begins at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

      Reassurance Directional Sign :
Distance sign at Clayfield, January 2011.

Image © Rob Tilley

Click here for the continuation of State Route 20 between Murarrie and Mount Gravatt

1 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland State Controlled Roads and Regions Maps, Metropolitan East
2 Your Brisbane: Past and Present, Walter Taylor Bridge, Indooroopilly, 14 February 2011
3 Nicholas Janberg's Structurae, Walter Taylor Bridge
4 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, Demolition begins on old Gateway Motorway Overpass, 2 June 2010
5 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, New Airport Flyover Open To Motorists A Year Early, 4 November 2010

Last updated: 30-Nov-2018 12:32

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