Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number   Gympie Road, Ferry Street, Walker Street, John Street, Saltwater Creek Road, Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road & Boat Harbour Drive (State Route 57)

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Route Numbering:

General Information:

State route 57 is located about 3 hours north of Brisbane in the Maryborough area, and varies from suburban street, rural road and semi-arterial road conditions and passes by shopping areas, farms and homes. The route through Tinana and Maryborough was once the Bruce Highway.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Click here for photos of former alignments along State Route 57

Tinana to Urangan   Urangan to Tinana
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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign on Gympie Rd (SR57) at Tinana, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) at Maryborough, December 2009.

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Start Tourist Drive 12:
Sign on Gympie Rd at Tinana showing the start of TD12, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign placed in the wrong spot, at the junction of Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) in Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley


Mary Bridge:
Gympie Rd (SR57/TD12) as it becomes Ferry St at Lamington Bridge over Mary River, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) at Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Trailblazer:
TD12 trailblazer along Ferry St in Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) at Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Ferry St (SR57/TD12) in Maryborough approaching Ann St (TD12), December 2009.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign on Ferry St (SR57) at Maryborough, October 2004.

Image © Michael Greenslade

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Ann St (TD12) in Maryborough, December 2009. The TD12 duplex ends at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

  End State Route 57:
End SR57 trailblazer on Gympie Rd (SR57) at Tinana approaching the junction with Bruce Hwy (A1), December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Ferry St (SR57) approaching Alice St (SR86) in Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) at Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) at Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign placed in the wrong spot, at the junction of Ferry St (SR57) and Alice St (SR86) in Maryborough, December 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Ferry St (SR57) approaching the unnumbered sections of Walker St and Ferry St, plus the SR57 segment of Walker St, March 2006.

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Walker Street & Ferry Street:
Corner of Walker St (SR57) and Ferry St (SR57) at Maryborough, March 2006. SR57 turns right at this junction. When the Bruce Hwy was routed through town, it turned left here.

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Walker Street & John Street:
Corner of Walker St and John St in Maryborough, March 2006. SR57 turns left at this junction.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Walker St approaching Ferry St in Maryborough. SR57 should have 'To' prefixed on it, and also be included in the bottom panel. January 2014.

Image © Terry Siva

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Saltwater Creek Rd (SR57) approaching Pallas St at Maryborough, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

     
Saltwater Creek:
State Route 57 as it crosses Saltwater Creek via Campbells Bridge, March 2006. This is where Saltwater Creek Rd becomes Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd (SR57) at Walligan, March 2006.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd (SR57) at Urraween, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd (SR57) approaching Pialba-Burrum Heads Rd at Eli Waters, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Maryborough-Hervey Bay Rd (SR57) approaching Old Maryborough Rd (TD12) at Eli Waters, March 2006. SR57 becomes Boat Harbour Rd from this junction.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign on Boat Harbour Dr (SR57) at Pialba, near Picnic St roundabout, March 2006. Note the missing SR57 shield.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Boat Harbour Dr (SR57) approaching Main St at Pialba, March 2006. The Esplanade patch on the sign should be prefixed with 'To' and the CBD and marine terminal destinations should be blue patches.

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Intersection Directionl Sign:
ID sign on the roundabout of Boat Harbour Dr (SR57) and Main St in Piabla, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Boat Harbour Dr (SR57) approaching Bideford St at Torquay, March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Boat Harbour Dr approaching Elizabeth St (TD12) at Urangan, March 2006. The Esplanade patch should be prefixed with 'To'.

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End State Route 57:
End SR57 trailblazer at the roundabout with the unnumbered section of Boat Harbour Dr and Elizabeth St (TD12) at Urangan, March 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

     

1 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps, Wide Bay/Burnett Region: back
2 Queensland Government, Environment & Resource Management, Queensland Heritage Register, Lamington Bridge
3 Transport and Main Roads, Annual Report 1989/1990
4 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, $10m upgrade for Boat Harbour Drive gets started, 10 April 2008
5 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, First of two major upgrades to Maryborough–Hervey Bay Road complete, 2 July 2009
6 Queensland Government, Ministerial Media Statements, Traffic flow improved with completion of Fraser Coast project, 19 August 2011
7 Transport & Main Roads, Media Releases, Maryborough-Hervey Bay Road (Between Dundowran Road and Torbanlea–Pialba Road), December 2010

Last updated: 01 Nov 2019 20:00

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