Road Photos & Information: Queensland
  Maroochydore Road (State Route 8)

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General Information:

State Route 8 is a divided arterial road linking the Sunshine Coast town of Maroochydore with the main coastal route, the Bruce Highway. The route passes through commercial, residential and industrial areas.

History:

Click here for photos of the former alignment of State Route 8.
Click here for construction photos along State Route 8.

Forest Glen to Maroochydore   Maroochydore to Forest Glen
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Intersection Directional Sign:
Western terminus of SR8 at the interchange with the Bruce Highway (M1) and Nambour Connection Road at Forest Glen, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Beach Rd (SR6) at Maroochydore, approaching Maroochydore Rd (SR8), March 2006.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Advance directional signage for the Main Road & Johns Road interchange at Kuluin, March 2006.

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  Freeway Green AD Sign:
Freeway green AD sign at Maroochydore, approaching Sunshine Mwy (SR70), March 2006.

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Main Road & Johns Road:
Maroochydore Rd (SR8) at the Main Rd & Johns Rd interchange at Kuluin, March 2006.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
Intersection directional sign on the Sunshine Motorway (SR70) interchange at Maroochydore, March 2006.

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Reassurance Directional Sign:
Distance sign at Kuluin, March 2006.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at Forest Glen approaching Bruce Hwy (M1) and Nambour Connection Rd, January 2008.

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Advance Directional Sign:
Advance directional sign for the Sunshine Motorway (SR70) interchange at Kuluin, March 2006.

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Freeway Green Prohibition Sign:
Eastbound at Maroochydore as you approach the Sunshine Motorway (SR70), March 2006.

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Freeway Green Intersection Directional Sign:
Freeway green ID sign at the Sunshine Mwy (SR70) interchange at Kuluin, March 2006.

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Main Road & Greig Street:
Looking east towards the signalised intersection for Main Road & Greig Street, March 2006.

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1 Transport and Main Roads, North Coast Road Region Map, Back, September 2011
2 Tyler Bullock
3 Main Roads Annual Report 1980-1981
4 Queensland Cabinet & Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Maroochydore Road upgrade officially commissioned, 11 December 2008
5 Queensland Cabinet & Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Traffic switch for Maroochydore Road upgrade, 6 November 2008
6 Queensland Cabinet & Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, New names revealed for north coast bridges, 4 September 2009
7 Queensland Cabinet & Ministerial Directory, Media Statements, Exit numbering system expanded on the Bruce Highway, 9 February 2011

Last updated: 11:36 27/01/2018.

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