Detours and closures
The main Yarra Trail underpass at the Swan Street Bridge will get some safety tweaks next month, requiring a temporary closure from Monday 2 September.
Riders should be alert to tram works on Nicholson Street in the vicinity of the intersection with the Capital City Trail.
Work on the new $13.4M Carlton water main down Canning Street starts on Monday, and the first detour will be in place on Tuesday morning.
The Bellarine Rail Trail will be temporarily closed near Drysdale to enable a bridge lift, with a detour in place from 26 August to 7 September.
As part of the M40 Preston Reservoir to Merri Creek Water Main Renewal project, there will be a couple of road closures and detours over the next two weekends.
The City of Melbourne is upgrading a stretch of the Maribyrnong River Trail between the Hobsons Street stock bridge through to the rail bridge in Kensington.
The days of riding on the notorious timber boardwalk in Wantirna South are numbered, with work starting soon on the new connection along the Burwood Highway.
Riders will need to be alert as they head into the city from the south this week. Metro Tunnel work will see changes on Swanston Street.
Flinders Street will be closed to bikes and all eastbound traffic for between two and three years from September, but appropriate detours are being planned.
One of our most popular bike commuter routes, Canning Street, will soon also be the route of a major water main project, with planned detours to come.
Riders along the Main Yarra Trail in Richmond should keep on the alert for a small drilling rig in early July.
The busy Napier Street bike route through Fitzroy will be disrupted for the next month or more as City West Water contractors work on a water main in the street.
The M41 Water Main Renewal Project will commence construction at the Wellington Parade and Clarendon Street intersection, from Tuesday 11 June, disrupting bike routes.
The City of Melbourne is improving the footpath and kerbing on the north side of Elgin Street in Carlton, impacting riders for 10 days, starting Monday 27 May.
Work on Metro Tunnel will soon close the eastbound La Trobe Street bike lane for a month. The good news is that the detour will be a quick and simple one.
From Wednesday 15 May the Jewell Station redevelopment will divert the shared path in Upfield via the western side of the station, through Watson Street.
A sub-standard section of the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail in Essendon that has been crying out for improvement for years is about to be upgraded.
Bikes are being detoured around Somerville Road in Kingsville due to work to renew the M102 Water Main under the road.
There will be minor inconvenience for riders along the Maribyrnong Trail in Essendon West for the next four months as part of the Maribyrnong River Main upgrades
Two busy Melbourne bike routes face major disruption from tomorrow as the streets are closed for work on a new water main.