07 April 2010

Clem 7 Cross-city Tunnel

A few weeks ago, our city cross-tunnel opened. It runs between the southern suburb of Woolloongabba and the northern suburb of Herston, a distance of about 7 km (4.35 Miles). The tunnel is named after Clem Jones, one of Brisbane's longest serving Lord Mayors. The tunnel avoids  24 sets of traffic lights and speeds up the journey dramatically, but it is a toll road and users pay at the moment $2.95 and later on this year the toll will rise to $4.28.

Southern entrance from the Pacific Motorway at Woolloongabba

Traveling south to north under the city and Brisbane River

Northern entrance from Lutwyche Road Windsor

One of the giant exhaust stacks ventilating the tunnel

To see detailed maps of the tunnel - CLICK HERE