Road Photos & Information: Queensland
Route Number
Caboolture Bypass, D'Aguilar Highway, Brisbane Valley Highway & Esk-Hampton Road (State Route 85)

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General Information:

State Route 85 is a major rural route that connects the Sunshine Coast to the Toowoomba area. The route joins 3 highways: Bruce Hwy (M1), Brisbane Valley Hwy (NR17) and New Engand Hwy (A3).

The route west of Caboolture is single carriageway rural highway standard, and becomes arterial standard through Caboolture. State Route 85 passes through mostly residential, commercial and rural zones.

Multiplexes along the route include:

History:

Click here for the former alignment of State Route 85

Caboolture to Hampton   Hampton to Caboolture
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Old Gympie Rd at Caboolture, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at Esk, facing Esk-Hampton Rd (SR85), November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

D'Aguilar Highway & Old Gympie Road:
Old Gympie Rd at the interchange with D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Caboolture, November 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Kilcoy, April 2005.

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Distance Sign:
Reassurance directional sign as D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) leaves Caboolture, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
RD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Kilcoy, April 2005. This sign has been relocated further from the Esk-Kilcoy Rd intersection.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching King St at Moodlu, November 2009.

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  Distance Sign:
RD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Kilcoy, August 2018.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and King St in Moodlu, November 2009.

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  Entering Kilcoy:
D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) as it enters the town of Kilcoy, August 2018.

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Distance Sign:
RD sign at Moodlu, November 2009.

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  Intersection Directional Sign:
AD style sign at the junction with Hope St in Kilcoy, April 2005.

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Entering Wamuran:
D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) as it enters the town of Wamuran, November 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the William St junction in Kilcoy, August 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from April 2005.

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Intersection DIrectional Sign:
ID sign at the junction with Campbells Pocket Rd at Wamuran, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Distance Sign:
RD sign as D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) leaves Kilcoy, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

Crash Zone Sign:
Crash zone sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) as it makes its way through Wamuran, November 2009.

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Neurum Road:
Corner of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and Neurum Rd at Winya, August 2018.

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Steep Climb:
D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) as it winds its way up through the hills at Bracalba, November 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Villeneuve approaching Villeneuve Rd, August 2018.

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Electronic Warning Sign:
Electronic warning sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at D'Aguilar, November 2009.

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Villeneuve Road:
Corner of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and Villeneuve Rd at Villeneuve, August 2018.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign at D'Aguilar approaching Mt Mee Rd (SR58/TD29), November 2009. The TD29 duplex begins at this junction.

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  Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Kilcoy-Beerwah Rd (SR6) at Woodford, April 2005.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the junction of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and Mt Mee Rd (SR58/TD29) at D'Aguilar, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

 
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Woodford at the Kilcoy-Beerwah (SR6) intersection, August 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Kilcoy-Beerwah Rd (SR6) at Woodford, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

  Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Kilcoy-Beerwah Rd (SR6) at Woodford, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

Distance Sign:
RD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) at Woodford, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

   Distance Sign:
RD sign as the TD29 duplex begins at Woodford, November 2009.

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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Villeneuve Rd at Royston, November 2009.

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Villeneuve Road:
Corner of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and Villeneuve Rd at Royston, November 2009.

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Trailblazer:
State Route 85 trailblazer at Royston, November 2009.

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Intersection Directional Sign:
Obscured ID sign at the junction with Neurum Rd at Winya, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching William St at Kilcoy, August 2018. Click here for a photo of this location by Rob Tilley from November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and William St in Kilcoy, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign at the corner of D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) and Hope St in Kilcoy, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Distance Sign:
RD sign as the D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) leaves Kilcoy town centre, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign approaching Esk-Kilcoy Rd, November 2009.

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Esk-Kilcoy Road:
Corner of D'Aguilar Rd (SR85) and Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Kilcoy, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Kilcoy approaching D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85), August 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Esk-Kilcoy Road:
Intersection directional signs facing Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Kilcoy, April 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

     

Distance Sign:
RD sign as D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) leaves Kilcoy, August 2018.

Image © Rob Tilley

   
 
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on D'Aguilar Hwy (SR85) approaching Brisbane Valley Hwy (NR17) at Harlin, November 2009. SR85 turns left at this junction and duplexes with NR17.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign on Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Esk, November 2009. SR85 should also be marked for the left turn as well.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Intersection Directional Sign:
ID sign facing Esk-Kilcoy Rd at Esk, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Distance Sign:
RD sign on Brisbane Valley Hwy (SR85/NR17) at Esk, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Brisbane Valley Tourist Drive:
Reassurance sign in Esk, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     
Esk-Hampton Road & Brisbane Valley Highway:
Corner of Esk-Hampton Rd (SR85) and Brisbane Valley Hwy (NR17) at Esk, November 2009.

Image © Rob Tilley

     

1 Transport and Main Roads, Queensland state-controlled roads and region maps, North Coast Region
2 Queensland Government, Community celebrates opening of Caboolture Bypass, 18 November 2007

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