North West Transport Corridor
The corridor commences from Gympie Road in Carseldine and goes through Aspley, Chermside West and McDowall, before it diverges at Everton Park to connect with South Pine Road in Everton Park and Shand Street in Enoggera.
North West Transport Corridor map
- The corridor's origins date to the 1960s in the landmark Wilbur Smith and Associates Brisbane Transportation Study. The study recommended a North West freeway between the Brisbane CBD and Aspley via The Grange and Everton Park.
- While the freeway concept was abandoned in the 1970s, this section of the original freeway corridor was kept for future use as an arterial road.
- The corridor was preserved in the early 1980s based on current planning standards for a four-lane median-divided road.
As determined by the Western Brisbane Transport Network Investigation, the North West Transport Corridor is a key part of the network strategy, and would provide significant benefits to the transport network if developed.
The North West Motorway would run along the preserved North West Transport Corridor connecting into the Stafford Road Tunnel and Inner Orbital tunnel.
The Motorway would allow greater public transport and active transport opportunities by providing bus priority and a high-quality cycleway along the corridor.