Road Photos & Information: Victoria
City Road, Alexandra Avenue, Olympic Boulevard, Swan Street, Wallen Road & Riversdale Road (Metropolitan Route 20)


Route Numbering:

General Information:

Metropolitan Route 20 is an arterial route linking the inner CBD suburbs of Melbourne with the inner eastern suburbs.

The route feautres a tram line along about half of its length, and passes by AAMI Park and the Melbourne Cricket Ground and one of the sites of the 1956 Olympic Games. It also crosses the Yarra River twice.

Multiplexes along the route include:


South Melbourne to Box Hill South Box Hill South to South Melbourne
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Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign with incorrect inverted NH20 shield on City Rd (MR20) approaching Southbank Blvd at Southbank, January 2006.

Image © Tim Cole

Advance irectional Sign:
AD sign near Linlithgow St in Melbourne, November 2005.

Image © Rob Tilley

Advance Directional Sign:
AD sign with variable traffic conditions panel on Alexandra Av (MR20 / TD2) in Melbourne approaching Alexandra Av (TD2) and Swan St (MR20), November 2005. MR20 turns left at this junction.

Image © Rob Tilley

1 Viseth Uch
2 Heritage Victoria, Victorian Heritage Database, Wallen Road Bridge, 7 May 2012
3 The Argus Newspaper, 23 August 1952
4 City of Melbourne, News and Media Centre, Olympic Boulevard cements Melbourne's 1956 legacy, November 23, 2006
5 Cut & Fill, Projects, Swan Street Bridge

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