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:

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.


Criterium, Albert Bishop Park, Nundah

Surfacing works within the Criterium (bicycle circuit) will commence on Monday 30 November 2020 and are expected will to be completed by Friday 4 December 2020, weather permitting. The circuit will be available for use on Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 December.

Council will be conducting secondary works on Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 December 2020 and the facility will be temporarily closed on these dates, between 6am and 3pm.

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 Saturday 14 November to Monday 7 December 2020, and Monday 25 January to Wednesday 31 March 2021, the North Brisbane Bikeway between the Land Bridge and College Road will be closed daily between 9am and 4pm to facilitate construction.

Signed detours will be in place for pedestrians and cyclists to use the footpaths on College Road and Gregory Terrace.

There will also be a continuous full closure of the same section of the North Brisbane Bikeway from Monday 7 December 2020 to Monday 25 January 2021.

As part of the signed detours in place for this continuous closure, the kerbside lane along Gregory Terrace will be temporarily set up as a protected two-way cycleway, with pedestrians to use the existing footpath along Gregory Terrace.

For more information:


Hanlon Park Rejuvenation Project, Stones Corner

The Norman Creek 2012-2031 Master Plan identified an opportunity for Hanlon Park in the Stones Corner Precinct to be transformed into an attractive and versatile public space, enhancing connectivity and recreation opportunities for residents, businesses, commuters and visitors.

Construction works have begun and as such the pedestrian and bike path between O’Keefe Street and Cornwall Street will remain closed until late-2021.

Signed detours are in place to assist cyclists and pedestrians.

Visit the Hanlon Park project to find out more about this project and view the detour map.


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.


There are currently no closures or detours.

Last updated: 30 November 2020