Learn about active detours, path/lane closures and any changes to traffic conditions that may impact people who ride bikes.
Plenty Road bike lanes closed
June 16 2020
As the upgrade of Plenty Road through Mernda continues, detours are now in place at Bridge Inn Road.
Bikes can take the off-road adjacent trail in both directions hile the on-road lanes are inopertive.
At the Bridge Inn Road roundabout there is a short diversion in place.
There is also a detour along Schotters Road, and Schotters is linked to Plenty Road along Bridge Inn Road.
The detours will be in place until the middle of next year.
La Trobe Street lane closure
There will be a partial closure of the La Trobe Street westbound bike lane over the weekend and early next week.
There will be a series of concrete pours between Exhibition Street and Russel Street.
On the weekend the works will take place between 8am and 3pm.
On weekdays there will be no activity during the morning peak period, with works taking place between 10am and 2pm.
Be aware that if you are heading eastbound on La Trobe Street the bike lane may be closed for several additional days for the crane erection at the Metro Tunnel site.
Drysdale Bypass advice
There are changed road conditions around the Portarlington Road, Grubb Road and High Street intersection as Major Road Projects Victoria adds lane capacity over the next month.
Temporary traffic lights are controlling traffic.
Riders coming from Geelong are advised to keep using the Bellarine Rail Trail, jumping on to the trail at Hermsley Road.
The 6km Drysdale Bypass between Jetty Road and Whitcombes Road will be completed by the end of the year.
Merri Creek connection cut
The shared path through Thomas Kidney Reserve will be closed to users from next Monday 16 March for up to four weeks.
This will close the busy path that connects the Capital City Trail with the Merri Creek Trail via the substation at the Russell Community Garden.
Diversions will be in place directing bike riders onto Holden Street and Bennett Street.
The City of Yarra is replacing the main shared path in the Reserve with a concrete path, three metres wide.
Other existing asphalt paths are also being replaced.
Sections of the walking trails will also be closed and detours in place.
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