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Traffic changes and closures

Changed traffic conditions and shared path closure – Kingsford Smith Drive, Day Street to Hunt Street

From February 2018 for a period of up to 13 months, inbound traffic on Kingsford Smith Drive between Day Street and Hunt Street will be reduced from three to two lanes and will be moved towards the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive.

During this period, the shared user path on the southern side of Kingsford Smith Drive between Cooksley Street and Agnes Street will also temporarily close to pedestrians and cyclists.

The footpath on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive will remain with signage in place to direct footpath users, and pedestrian access to the inbound bus stop (Kingsford Smith Drive at Cooksley Street, stop 14) will be maintained.

Please see map below for more information about these changes.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Extended lane closure – Cooksley Street, Albion

From February 2018 for a period of up to two months, Cooksley Street will be reduced to one lane and closed to northbound traffic between Yulestar Street and York Street to enable major stormwater installation works.

Southbound access will be maintained and motorists can continue to use Cooksley Street to access Kingsford Smith Drive during this time.

Access between Kingsford Smith Drive and Yulestar Street will also be maintained in both directions via Cooksley Street.

See map below for the work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Weekend lane closure – Kingsford Smith Drive

From 2pm Saturday 2 February to 5am Monday 5 February 2018, Kingsford Smith Drive will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Amy Street and Toorak Road to enable a major new water main to be connected to the existing system.

Access to and from the Inner City Bypass (ICB) and Breakfast Creek Road will be maintained.

The inbound bus stop on Kingsford Smith Drive at Cooksley Street (stop 14) will remain operational throughout these works. Pedestrian access to the bus stop will be maintained.

See map below for work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Seymour Road, Hamilton

From Monday 29 January 2018 for up to three months, Seymour Road will be closed at Kingsford Smith Drive to traffic in both directions.

Traffic will be detoured around the closure with additional signage installed to help motorists and pedestrians navigate around the work area. Pedestrian access will be maintained through the work site. Driveway access will be maintained at all times under the direction of traffic control.

See map below for the work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Yulestar Street and Agnes Street, Albion

From 7am Monday 15 January to 5pm Tuesday 16 January 2018, Agnes Street will be closed to traffic in both directions at the intersection with Yulestar Street to allow for asphalt to be laid.

A detour route will be in place during this closure period:

  • Access to Agnes Street will be via Kingsford Smith Drive.
  • Access to Yulestar Street from Agnes Street will be via Hunt Street.

See map below for the work area and detour route.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Temporary road closure – Toorak Road, Hamilton

From Monday 6 November 2017 to early 2018, Toorak Road will be closed to all traffic at the intersection of Kingsford Smith Drive.

A detour route will be in place via Cooksley Street during this closure period.

For more information, view the full notice here.

Footpath closures – Cooksley Street, Albion to Theodore Street, Eagle Farm

The southern (river side) shared user path between Cooksley Street, Albion and Theodore Street, Eagle Farm is currently closed for construction works. The newly widened footpath on the northern side of Kingsford Smith Drive is available to pedestrians and cyclists.

Bus stop relocations

Due to the installation of traffic barriers on the southern (inbound) side of Kingsford Smith Drive, the inbound bus stops at Riverview Terrace and Crescent Road are temporarily relocated to nearby locations (see map below).