Road Photos & Information: Queensland
M5 A5 Legacy Way, Western Freeway & Centenary Highway (M5 / A5)


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Legacy Way is the Brisbane City Council's 4.6 kilometre road tunnel that connects the Western Freeway at Toowong with the Inner City Bypass (ICB) at Kelvin Grove.

Legacy Way includes:

Western Freeway is Queensland's first ever freeway, and is 5 km long and began life in the late 1960s as a single carriageway (stage 1) between Mt Coot-tha Road and Taringa Parade. 3

The Centenary Highway is a limited access road in the western suburbs of Brisbane. The M5 section of the route is 13 kilometres in length and starts at the Logan Motorway (M2) interchange at Darra. South of the interchange, the Centenary Highway is numbered A5 through the interchange with the Cunningham Highway (NH15) and Ipswich-Boonah Road (SR93), a distance of 26 km. The Centenary Highway becomes the Western Freeway at Kenmore.



1 Main Roads Queensland State Road Network Map
2 Brisbane City Council, Traffic & Transport, Legacy Way Tunnel
Sam Laybutt (Ozroads)
4 Queensland Roads, March 2009
5 Lachlan Sims
6 Michael Greenslade
7 Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads, Centenary Highway Extension: Springfield to Yamanto Web Site
8 Queensland Transport Projects & Initiatives Web Site
9 Main Roads Centenary Hwy Upgrade and Extension Web Site
10 Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads Media Release - Jindalee to Indooroopilly Safety Works, March 2009
11 Brisbane City Council Traffic Updates Web Site

Last updated: 05-Feb-2019 22:57

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