CBD workers encouraged to plan ahead
28 January, 2012
Brisbane City Council advises that while minor flooding will continue to affect Eagle Street Pier in the CBD tomorrow, Tuesday 29 January, the rest of the CBD will be operating as normal.
Council is also advising residents to carefully plan ahead and allow extra travel time when travelling in and out of the CBD.
CityCat and Ferry Services will remain closed tomorrow, with the alternative arrangements being offered:
- 6:00am - 7:00pm - two shuttle buses will run half hour services between North Quay - Mowbray Park - Hawthorne - Bulimba
- 6:00am - 7:00pm - one shuttle bus will run every 30-45mins between Dockside - Holman Street - Thornton Street - Eagle Street
- options are available for Northshore Hamilton and Council Officers will be on hand at this location assisting commuters. Free taxis will be offered between 6:00 -7:00 am Northshore Hamilton to Bretts Wharf and 6:00pm-7:00pm Bretts Wharf to Hamilton, with bus services available from Bretts Wharf
Commuters are advised that bus diversions may have to take place due to changing road conditions and that flood affected bus stops will be closed.
For more information on other public transport in South East Queensland visit www.translink.com.au or phone Translink on 13 12 30.
Full and partial road closures are currently in place across the city due to debris, flood waters and fallen power lines and motorists are advised not to drive through floodwaters or ignore road closure signs.
For up to date information on road conditions, visit www.131940.qld.gov.au or phone 13 19 40.
For wet weather related issues outside your property such as blocked stormwater drains, contact Council on 07 3403 8888.
For emergency flood or storm assistance, contact the SES on 132 500.