Bikeway closures and detours

Cyclists riding bikes along RiverWalk

Before cycling in Brisbane, check the temporary bikeway and shared path closures and detours that may affect your bike ride.

To report damaged or blocked bikeways and pathways, or for more information on current closures, phone Brisbane City Council on 07 3403 8888.

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Application for closure

If you would like to apply for a full or partial closure of a bikeway or shared pathway for an event or activity, you can:

Current and scheduled closures

Central | North | SouthEast | West

Central

Brisbane City - Bicentennial Bikeway

Destination Brisbane Consortium is currently upgrading the riverfront from behind 1 William Street to Victoria Bridge for the Queen's Wharf Brisbane development, including upgrading the Bicentennial Bikeway.

The Bicentennial Bikeway will be open during this time, but intermittent stop-and-go traffic control will be in place outside peak hours for construction work. Traffic control will be in place until the end of 2020.

For more information:

Cliffs Boardwalk, Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park, Kangaroo Point

Council will be undertaking maintenance works to a small bridge which forms part of the shared pathway along the Cliffs Boardwalk in Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park.

Works will start in early February 2020 and take approximately two weeks to complete, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Signed detours will be in place to assist cyclists and pedestrians.

Enoggera Creek Bikeway maintenance works, Kelvin Grove

The ramp and a section of Enoggera Creek Bikeway at Kelvin Grove (near Bancroft Park) will be closed for maintenance works from late February to late March 2020, weather and construction conditions permitting. Find out more about this project, closure and view the detour map.

North

Northern Bikeway, Bowen Hills

The Northern Bikeway between Campbell Street to O’Connell Terrace will be closed from March 2020 to mid-2021. The closure is to facilitate the construction of a new development as well an upgrade to the bikeway.  

Signed detours will be in place to assist cyclists and pedestrians.

For more information, please contact ADCO on 07 3511 5555 during normal business hours.

North Brisbane Bikeway, Victoria Park, Spring Hill

As part of the Queensland Government’s Cross River Rail project, construction works are required at Spring Hill which will temporarily impact the North Brisbane Bikeway through Victoria Park.

From Monday 22 June 2020 until the end of October 2020, there will be a continuous partial closure of the North Brisbane Bikeway between the Land Bridge and College Road. During this partial closure, cyclists will be required to dismount for approximately 240 metres throughout this section of bikeway. 

Full closures will also be required at the following times to facilitate construction: 

  • Thursday 9 July to Wednesday 15 July, from 9am to 4pm
  • Friday 17 July to Monday 27 July, from 9am to 4pm
  • Thursday 30 July, from 9am to 4pm

Signed detours will be in place during full closures to notify cyclists and pedestrians of alternate routes. 

For more information:

South

There are currently no closures or detours. 

East

Veloway 1, Pacific Highway

The V1 has been divided into five stages, with four of these stages already completed and in use. The construction of Stage E from Birdwoood Road Holland Park to Gaza Road Tarragindi, is to commence 2018 and completion is expected in mid-2020, weather and construction conditions permitting.  

Find out about construction impacts for Stage E. This project is being delivered by the Department of Transport and Main Roads.

West

There are currently no closures or detours. 

Last updated:9 July 2020