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 | South | East | West

Central

CityLink Cycleway

In line with road closures for the Anzac Day Dawn Service and Parade, CityLink Cycleway will be closed from early morning on Sunday 25 April.

CityLink Cycleway will be closed at the corner of George Street and Elizabeth Street to allow movement of parade participants and spectators.

Riders are advised to use the Goodwill Bridge or Kurilpa bridge as an alternative.

Brisbane City - Bicentennial Bikeway

The Bicentennial Bikeway is currently reduced to a three metre wide shared pathway south of the North Quay ferry terminal for approximately 200 metres to enable construction work for the Queen's Wharf Brisbane. 

The Bicentennial Bikeway will remain open during this time, but intermittent stop-and-go traffic control will be in place Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm for construction work. This will be in place until late 2021. 

For more information:

Howard Smith Wharves ferry terminal

Intermittent changes will be in place on the shared pathway at Howard Smith Wharves during the construction of the new ferry terminal.

The shared pathway will remain open, but cyclists and pedestrians can expect occasional, intermittent access changes as work vehicles move through the precinct.

Pedestrians and cyclists are advised to follow all signage and directions from traffic controllers.

Works are anticipated to be completed in late 2021. Visit the project page for more information.

South Bank ferry terminal upgrade

Intermittent changes will be in place along the Clem Jones Promenade at South Bank Parklands during the South Bank ferry terminal upgrade works.

The promenade will remain open, but cyclists and pedestrians can expect occasional, intermittent access changes as work vehicles move through the precinct.

Pedestrians and cyclists are advised to follow all signage and directions from traffic controllers.

Works are anticipated to be completed in late 2021. Visit the project page for more information.

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 Thursday 7 January 2021 to Monday 25 January 2021 there will be continuous full closure of the North Brisbane Bikeway between the Land Bridge and College Road.

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

From Monday 25 January to Wednesday 31 March 2021, the same section of the North Brisbane Bikeway 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.

For more information:

South

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.

East

There are currently no closures or detours.

West

Bicentennial Bikeway, Coronation Drive, Toowong

As part of the Urban Utilities Water Main Replacement Program, construction works are required in some sections of Archer Street and Coronation Drive, Toowong, which will impact the Bicentennial Bikeway through this area.

From Wednesday 3 March 2021 to approximately Wednesday 17 March 2021 there will be a continuous full closure of the Bicentennial Bikeway between Archer Street and the Booth Street pedestrian lights.

From approximately Thursday 18 March 2021 to Thursday 1 April 2021 there be a continuous full closure of the Bicentennial Bikeway between the Booth Street pedestrian lights and the guardrail located outside 576 Coronation Drive.

24-hour stop/go traffic control will be in place to safely direct cyclists and vulnerable pedestrians through the existing pedestrian path.

Works are weather and site conditions permitting.

For more information and to view the detour maps:

Last updated: 23 July 2021