Land Street underpass duplication - Auchenflower

The Land Street underpass duplication project is part of Brisbane's City Council's Better Bikeways for Brisbane program, creating dedicated bikeways and active travel options with a $100 million investment.

Address Land Street, Auchenflower - between Bicentennial Bikeway and Patrick Lane
Ward Paddington
Project outcomes Improved safety and connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists.
Latest update Preliminary design released for feedback. Online survey open.

About the project

Council has identified the need to improve safety and capacity for cyclists and pedestrians at the existing Land Street underpass, which links the Bicentennial Bikeway to the Western Freeway Bikeway (via Sylvan Road) at Auchenflower.

The Land Street underpass duplication project involves constructing a new underpass beneath Coronation Drive at Auchenflower, to enhance safety and capacity by separating cyclists and pedestrians.

The project is being undertaken as the current underpass is not wide enough to accommodate future growth expected at this location, increasing the risk of pedestrian and cyclist conflicts. The new underpass will improve safety by separating pedestrians and cyclists, minimising the risk of conflicts and injury, and enhancing capacity to meet future demand.

The preliminary design includes:

  • constructing a cyclist-only underpass to the north of the existing Land Street underpass
  • converting the existing underpass into a pedestrian only thoroughfare
  • constructing a separated path between the intersection of Land Street and Patrick Lane and the entry to the underpass
  • rationalising the path network through Moorlands Park
  • improving safety and accessibility at the Land Street and Patrick Lane intersection, including traffic light modifications, pavement treatments and new kerb ramps
  • incorporating urban design in the project
  • lighting and landscaping works
  • reconfiguring Bicentennial Bikeway line markings to accommodate new traffic flow.

Download the preliminary design project plan in your preferred format:

Have your say

The preliminary design is open for feedback until Friday 22 December 2017. You can provide feedback by:

Community information sessions will be held near the Moorlands Park entrance to the existing shared underpass on Tuesday 5 December 2017 from 4-6pm and Saturday 9 December from 9-11am. Come along to a session to speak to the project team, ask questions and provide feedback. You can view these sessions in Council's What's On event calendar.

Project benefits

The project will benefit the community by:

  • increasing capacity of an important link between the Bicentennial Bikeway and Western Freeway Bikeway
  • improving safety for all users by separating cyclists and pedestrians
  • contributing to an extensive network of safe, convenient and connected pathways and bikeways utilised by residents and visitors to easily move around the city
  • helping to reduce traffic congestion
  • contributing to a healthier, sustainable and more accessible city.

More information

More information will be provided to local residents and businesses as the project progresses.

For more information:

  • phone the project team during business hours on 1800 010 705
  • phone Council outside of business hours on 07 3403 8888
  • email the project team
  • write to:
    Land Street underpass duplication project
    City Projects Office
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane Qld 4001.
04 December 2017