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Veloway 1, Pacific Motorway

Overview:

The Veloway 1 (V1) is planned to connect cyclists from Brisbane city to the Gateway Motorway off-ramp at Eight Mile Plains (along Pacific Motorway). A dedicated 3m wide cycleway will extend 17km, providing a safe route for commuting cyclists. The Veloway is being delivered in stages.

Location:

The V1, once completed, will run from Brisbane city to the Gateway Motorway off-ramp at Eight Mile Plains.

Benefits:

The 17km connection will successfully provide the missing links within existing cycleway and ensure a safe and dedicated commute for cyclists. The V1 will help promote an active and healthy lifestyle.

Regions:
Metropolitan Region

Project info

The V1 has been divided into 5 stages, with 3 of these stages already complete and in use.

The Veloway 1 map shows construction progress along the Veloway.

Veloway 1 sections include:

Stage A

Location: Logan Road (exit 14) to Miles Platting Road, Eight Mile Plains.
Status: Complete and in use.

Stage B

Location: Miles Platting Road to Gateway Motorway off-ramp, Eight Mile Plains.
Status: Complete and in use.

Stage C

Location: Lewisham Street, Greenslopes to Birdwood Road, Holland Park West.
Status: Complete and in use.

Stage D – Section 1

Location: Juliette Street on ramp and Lewisham Street, Greenslopes.
Status: Complete – not in use.

Stage D – Section 2

Location: Juliette Street, Greenslopes
Status: Construction commenced in January 2016
Due for completion: Late 2016

Stage D – Section 3

Location: Cornwall Street, Greenslopes
Status: In design phase
Due for completion: Late 2017

Stage D – Section 4

Location: O’Keefe Street, Buranda
Status: Construction commenced in January 2016
Due for completion: Late 2016.

Stage D is divided into 4 sections. When each section is complete, Stage D will run between O’Keefe Street, Woolloongabba and Lewisham Street, Greenslopes.

Stage D will not be open to cyclists until all 4 sections are completed. This stage will be constructed in the existing road corridor with the alignment sitting between the Pacific Motorway and the South East Busway.

Stage D is due for completion in late 2017.

Veloway 1 - Stage D map shows individual sections

Construction impacts

Construction of the Veloway 1’s Stage D – Sections  2 and 4 commenced in January 2016 with expected completion due in late August 2016, weather and construction conditions permitting. Works are expected to be carried out Monday to Saturday between 7am and 5pm, weather and construction conditions permitting. Some night works will also be required.

Changed traffic conditions include lane closures on Juliette Street, Greenslopes and O’Keefe Street, Buranda. Traffic controllers, police and road signage will be in place when required.

Other impacts include dust, noise and lights from construction equipment, reversing vehicles and activities on site. Residents will be notified in advance of any night works. Cyclist and pedestrian detours will be in place on Juliette and O’Keefe Streets.

Piling works at Juliette Street (Section 2) will commence in late March / early April for approximately 2 to 3 weeks, weather and construction conditions permitting.

Every effort will be made to minimise the impacts on the local community.

For further information please email metropolitanregion@tmr.qld.gov.au or call 1800 045 348.

Stage E

Location: Birdwood Road, Holland Park West to Gaza Road, Tarragindi.
Status: Finalising alignment
Due for completion: Subject to funding.

Existing cycleways

Cyclists can continue to use a combination of the completed V1 cycleway and existing shared paths.

Last updated
24 March 2016