Kingfisher Creek crossing upgrade - Woolloongabba

Brisbane City Council completed the replacement of the Kingfisher Creek pedestrian and cyclist crossing upgrade, connecting Lerna Street and Turbo Drive, Woolloongabba. The new creek crossing will improve accessibility and amenity for local residents and commuters who use the facility. 

Project summary

Project summary table including address, ward, project outcomes and latest updates.
Address Moorhen Flats Recreational Area, Woolloongabba
Ward The Gabba
Project outcomes Improve creek crossing infrastructure.
Latest update End of construction

About the project

Works to upgrade the Kingfisher Creek pedestrian and cyclist crossing included:

  • installing a new 3.6 metre-wide concrete bridge with bicycle friendly handrails  
  • constructing a new three metre-wide concrete path that connects to the existing local path network
  • creek bank stabilisation works
  • removing the existing culvert crossing structure
  • removing trees to complete the upgrade.

All vegetation work is carried out in accordance with the relevant environmental guidelines. Vegetation impacts are offset in accordance with Council policies and relevant legislative requirements.

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The new crossing improves accessibility and amenity for local residents and commuters.


Construction started in July 2018 and completed in late 2018.

More information

To find out more about the Kingfisher Creek crossing upgrade project, you can:

  • phone the project team on 1800 669 416 during business hours
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888 outside of business hours
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Kingfisher Creek crossing upgrade
    City Projects
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
Last updated:8 May 2019