Detours and closures

Work on Fitzroy route continues

Riders through the bike-busy George Street and Queens Parade precinct in Fitzroy should be alert to roadworks coming up soon at the intersection of the two streets.

Rathdowne Street detour

Bikes heading into the city down Rathdowne Street face a detour next week due to a water main project.

CBD disruptions: Elizabeth Street

The Elizabeth Street sewer upgrade project is launching its next stage and setting up new worksites that may disrupt riders on some routes.

Maribyrnong River Trail detours

Improvement works are underway on the Maribyrnong River Trail near Highpoint West and bike riders will be detoured to the trail on the other side of the river.

More bike lanes for St Kilda Road

Another gap in the St Kilda Road bike lane corridor will soon be connected as works starts on the city-bound section between Park and Dorcas Street, South Melbourne.

Walmer Street Bridge delay

Construction of the new land bridge connection on the northern side of the Walmer Street Bridge has been delayed and is now not expected to be completed until late July or early August.

Pump station works at Southbank

A project to upgrade the pumps that keep Crown Casino from flooding will get underway at the end of the month on the Yarra Promenade, creating some disturbances for bike and pedestrian traffic.

Leicester Street closure

A key route for bike riders traveling in and out of the University of Melbourne precinct is now closed.
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Train disruptions on the way in April

Riders counting on trains to complete their journeys in the next fortnight should be aware of bus replacement services affecting several routes around Melbourne.

Trail detour at Sunshine

Melbourne Airport Rail is preparing for major track works through Albion and Sunshine which will result in some bike trail detours this year.

Barwon Heads Road detours rejigged

The first stage of the Barwon Heads Road upgrade has passed the halfway mark and a major section – containing an on-road bike facility – will open soon.

Upfield Trail upgrade continues

The project to upgrade and extend the Upfield Trail has restarted and consequently there will be closures and minor detours for the next three weeks.

East Melbourne street closures

A tram network upgrade on Gisborne Street in East Melbourne will disrupt bike traffic in and out of the city until next month.

Electricity works impact bike lanes

Geotechnical investigations for a major new electricity supply across Melbourne’s north may interrupt bikes along several major bike routes.

Major train disruptions in January

Riders intending to take their bikes on trains in January should plan carefully as many services will be replaced by buses due to multiple works projects throughout the month.

Minor disruptions around Footscray

The project to upgrade the Sunbury rail line will be active around Footscray in the lead up to the Summer break, and riders should be alert to construction vehicles entering the rail corridor near bike routes.

Trail upgrade fires up after damp start

Melbourne Water is stepping up the pace on the restoration of a natural waterway along the formerly concreted Moonee Ponds Creek through Strathmore and Oak Park.

Disruption on Francis Street

Geotechnical investigations in Yarraville may interrupt some bike journeys from later this month into February next next year.

Childers St Kensington closed

The bike route along Childers Street, South Kensington, will be closed for six months while works are underway to build a new forecourt precinct in from of the railway station.

Werribee Park access restrictions

Riders who may be planning visits to the Werribee Regional Park should be aware of some access restrictions between now and the end of the year.

Child’s Road disruption

There will be minor detours for bike riders and pedestrians on the Child’s Road Bridge crossing at the Darebin Creek starting this week.

Water main to disrupt Albion Street

Riders on the popular east-west Albion Street connection through Melbourne's north will encounter construction works for a new water main next month.

Bike detour on Bridge Inn Road

A two-week detour will soon be in place for the section of bike path connecting Currumbin Road to Towerhill Avenue in Doreen.

More bother with bus replacements

Riders who take their bikes on Melbourne’s trains have more disruptions ahead as various transport improvement projects temporarily close lines in the coming weeks.

Buses replace trains on Sunbury line

Riders who usually take their bikes on the Sunbury lines trains should not that buses will replace trains for several days at the end of this month between North Melbourne and Sunbury.

Macauley Road bike route disruption

The busy Macauley Road bike route through Kensington faces a period of disruption as works on the Epsom Road Sewer renewal move further east.

Landslips in the Yarra Ranges

Riders in the ranges east of Melbourne may encounter works to repair landslips at sites in Warburton and East Warburton between now and the end of the year.

Millers Rd–West Gate Fwy interchange closures

A major, concentrated burst of construction around the Millers Road connection with the West Gate Freeway in Altona North/Brooklyn will have a major impact on traffic over the coming month.