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Detours and closures

Moonee Ponds Creek closure

Stage One works of the Reimagining your Moonee Ponds Creek Program commence Monday 22 August, resulting in a detour for riders.

Bridge Inn Road detours

The project to upgrade Bridge Inn Road through Doreen will close several sections of shared path during the works.

Work continues on Underground Rail Loop

Work will continue in August on upgrades to Melbourne Underground Rail Loop stations and riders may encounter above-ground construction activities on city streets.

Swanston Street lane closure: Part 2

The Swanston Street bike lane at the City Square underground station construction site will close again for about a week from next Wednesday 4 August.

Koonung Creek Trail detour

A project to relocate of power cables for the North East Link has closed a section of the Koonung Creek Trail in Doncaster.

Moonee Ponds Creek Trail alert

Riders will notice construction activities adjacent to the Moonee Ponds Creek Trail in the McCauley Road precinct in North Melbourne.

Disruption in Glen Huntly

The project to remove level crossings at Glen Huntly and Neerim Roads in Glen Huntly has closed local shared paths.

La Trobe Street lane changes

The westbound bike lane in La Trobe beside Melbourne Central will be realigned to enable vent shots to the underground station to be upgraded.

Rail service disruptions in July

Riders who take their bikes on trains will face disruptions this month as buses replace trains on lines where upgrades are underway.

Federation Trail works notice

Riders on the Federation Trail in Werribee may be slightly inconvenienced this month by maintenance works at sewer manholes along the route.
Blame it on La Niña

Blame it on La Niña

The latest news is that the Federation Trail at Truganina is going to remain closed for another three months, racking up a total of more than six months.
Swan St disruption

Swan Street disruption

There may be some minor disruption for bike riders eastbound through Swan Street in Richmond on Saturday.
Switching sides in Footscray

Switching sides in Footscray

Because of electrical works along Whitehall Street the shared path will be temporarily switched to the other side of the street next week.

Upgrade continues on Mt Dandenong

The installation of rideable sealed shoulders and other improvements on sections of Mt Dandenong Tourist Road continues in Tremont.

Fogarty Avenue closures

There will be a series of road closures of Fogarty Avenue in Yarraville and The Avenue in Spotswood over the coming months.
Swan St disruption

Swan St disruption

There may be some minor disruption for bike riders eastbound through Swan Street in Richmond tomorrow (Saturday 5 March).
Moomba crowd clog looms

Moomba crowd clog looms

Riders beware, the Labour Day long weekend in early March will likely clog some roads and paths in and around the city as crowds throng to Moomba festivities.
Minor detour for big pipe project

Minor detour for big pipe project

There will be a minor disruption to the Bay Trail through Westgate Park this week as Melbourne Water prepares to build a new sewer under the Yarra near the Westgate Bridge.
Works to continue along Gardiners Creek Trail

Works to continue along Gardiners Creek Trail

Minor disruptions along the Gardiners Creek Trail will continue as Melbourne Water moves to the next stage of the rehabilitation of the sewer main that runs through the valley.

Main Yarra Trail disruptions

Works on the Hoddle Bridge over the Yarra River are expected to result in minor disruption to bike traffic on the Main Yarra Trail over the next month.

Trail closed for upgrade

Work has started on the upgrade of the shared path along Belgrave-Hallam Road in Narre Warren North, with detours starting this month.

Detour for Upfield Trail

There will be a detour of the Upfield Trail in North Coburg for most of this year, with riders diverted to the west side of the rail line at Merlynston Station.

Lane closures in Burnley Street

Riders on Burnley Street in Richmond may encounter partial lane closures over the next few weeks as Melbourne Water contractors replace underground sewer vent lines.

Road works on Mount Dandenong route

Works to upgrade the Mount Dandenong Tourist Road are underway again and riders can expect periodic lane closures in Tremont and Sassafras for short periods.

Detours on Darebin Creek Trail

The Darebin Creek Trail in Mill Park will be subject to detours early in 2022 as works on the new Child’s Road Bridge continues.

Yarra Boulevard roadworks

Riders on Yarra Boulevard in Richmond will encounter road works over the next month as raised wombat crossings are being installed outside Melbourne Girls College.

Mt Donna Buang Road closed

Riders in the eastern Yarra Ranges should be aware that Mt Donna Buang Road is closed between Mount Toolebewong and the Mt Donna Buang Road summit due to a landslip.

Trail at Albion remains open

The trail along the rail corridor from Sunshine to Albion remains open although the station carpark closure at the station has been extended.

Bus replacement to impact bike lanes

Train line shutdowns during December—and the bus replacement services to carry displaced passengers—will impact a number of bike routes between now and Christmas.

Lygon lane closures

Riders along Lygon Street over the next few weeks will encounter gas utility works occupying sections of the roadway.

Djerring Trail closures

Sections of the Djerring Trail between Westall Station and Sandown Park Station, will be temporarily closed until December for construction and testing of new signalling systems.

Bridge closure in Northcote

The 100 year-old High Street Bridge over the Merri Creek will be closed later this month to replace the existing bridge deck with a new, stronger structure that can take the weight of tram traffic.

Maribyrnong Trail detour

An outdoor music festival in Footscray will detour the Maribyrnong River Trail for a day later in November.