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

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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:


Virginia - Downfall Creek Bikeway

The Downfall Creek Bikeway under the Queensland Rail bridge at Virginia will be temporarily closed from early December 2019 to early February 2020. The closure is required to facilitate maintenance works on the rail bridge. Signed diversions are in place. 

For more information, contact Queensland Rail on 13 16 17.


There are currently no closures or detours. 


Veloway 1, Pacific Highway

The V1 has been divided into 5 stages, with 4 of these stages already completed and in use. The construction of Stage E from Birdwoood Road Holland Park to Gaza Road Tarrangindi, is to commence 2018 and completion is expected in late 2019, weather and construction conditions permitting.  Find out about construction impacts for Stage E. This project is being delivered by Department of Transport and Main Roads.


There are currently no closures or detours. 

Last updated:18 December 2019