Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge

Brisbane City Council is building five new green bridges across Brisbane to make it even easier for you to get around our city using public transport, or by bike, or on foot.

The Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge is the first of five bridges to be delivered as part of Council's Green Bridges for Brisbane program. It will link the CBD to Kangaroo Point, making it easier to walk or cycle between Kangaroo Point and the CBD.

The Preliminary Business Case found the Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge is a feasible, value-for-money investment that will deliver lasting benefits for our city.

Initial consultation on the project was undertaken in late 2019. Feedback from the community will play a critical role in the development of the Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge and Council will provide further opportunities for you to have your say on the project in 2020.

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Location

Following initial technical investigations, an alignment extending from the Alice/Edward Street roundabout (near the City Botanic Gardens) to Scott Street, Kangaroo Point was selected as the preferred alignment.

Green Bridges Map - Kangaroo Point

This preferred alignment provides:

  • a safe and accessible connection
  • a gentler slope on the bridge and at landing points
  • more direct connections to existing pathways
  • better visual outcomes.

It is important to note this preferred alignment is not final and is subject to further investigations and community consultation.

Benefits

Once complete, the Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge will be one of the city's most-used walking and cycling bridges. It will improve connectivity for Kangaroo Point residents and those in Brisbane's eastern and south-eastern suburbs by significantly reducing the time it takes to travel to and from the Brisbane CBD.

By 2031, an additional 130,000 jobs will be located within a 20-minute walk from Kangaroo Point, and 100,000 additional jobs will be within a 20-minute bike ride from East Brisbane. The Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge will also improve access to the river and amenities.

Providing a network of safe, convenient and connected pathways and bikeways enables residents and visitors to easily move around our city. Also, by encouraging more people to walk and cycle, we can improve the health and wellbeing of residents, and reduce the number of cars using city streets.

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Artist impression

Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge artist impression

Artist’s impression is indicative of a concept design for a future vision of the Kangaroo Point Pedestrian Bridge, subject to further investigations and engagement with stakeholders.

Last updated:10 December 2019