Work is underway on Brisbane’s new underground!

Cross River Rail will transform how we travel to, from and through Brisbane in the future.

And while that means the whole of South East Queensland can start looking forward to the benefits of Cross River Rail, right now it means changes to roads, footpaths and public transport services.

To find out what is currently happening now, follow the links below.

Construction works at Albert Street Lot 2

New or recently announced disruptions

Keep informed and plan your travel options for any new or recently announced major disruptions listed below:

  • Disruptions by location

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    • Due to multiple construction sites in the Albert Street precinct area, Charlotte, Mary and George streets are experiencing congestion during peak hours. Commuters need to be aware of changes and understand how their travel may be affected before they travel.
    • Albert Street between Mary and Elizabeth Streets is now closed to general traffic.
    • Intermittent lane closures on Mary and Charlotte Streets near the construction site.
    • Road users can use the links at the bottom of the page for assistance in journey planning.
    • Due to the closure of Mary Street footpath adjacent to the construction site, a new pedestrian crossing is availble to enable continued connectivity.
    • There will be intermittent detours and delays along Albert, Mary and Charlotte street, pedestrians are to follow the signage and direction of traffic control to safely navigate through the area.
    • Cyclists and rideable users will be asked to dismount when travelling through the area and cycle racks will be removed.
    • Temporary intermittent road closures on Joe Baker Street and Boggo Road.
    • Boggo Road, in front of the Ecosciences precinct, and Joe Baker Street are temporarily one way for traffic and a 40km/hr zone.
    • Road users can use the links at the bottom of the page for assistance in journey planning.
    • The footpath on Joe Baker Street adjacent to the construction site is now closed. Diversions are in place, pedestrians are to follow the signs to safely navigate through the area.
    • During May, there will be temporary traffic changes on Fairfield Road, Yeerongpilly.
    • Kent Street is now one way to traffic from Cornwall Street to O’Keefe Street.
    • Kent Street is now one way to traffic from Cornwall Street to O’Keefe Street.
    • Fairfield station is now closed until late-2022. The station is being rebuilt to increase accessibility and create a better transport experience for all customers. Completion dates are indicative.

      There are plenty of other travel options to support you during the closure.

      • If you travel from the Fairfield Road side of the station, you could use the high frequency StationLink route 109 (with stops on Fairfield Road near Ashby Street) or route 196 (departing from Fairfield Gardens Shopping Complex).
      • If you travel from the Annerley side of Fairfield station, you could use high frequency bus services, such as route 100, on Ipswich Road. If you want to continue travelling by train, we are planning to reopen Yeronga station on Monday 28 March, with plenty of space in the commuter car park on Fairfield Road.
      • If you need an accessible station, Yeerongpilly station is the closest station with lift access.

    Rail passengers should use the links at the bottom of the page to help plan their journey.

    Learn everything you need to know at the dedicated closure page.

    • Temporary intermittent changes on Roma Street. Road users are to follow the signs and direction of traffic control to navigate safely through the precinct.
    • Road users can use the links at the bottom of the page for assistance in journey planning.
    • Pedestrian access along Roma Street will be maintained, intermittent detours will be in place, pedestrians are to follow the signs to safely navigate through the area.
    • From 10.15pm until last train on Sunday 29 May, buses will replace trains on northern lines (Sunshine/Caboolture, Redcliffe Peninsula and Shorncliffe) between Northgate and Roma Street.
    • From 10.15pm until last train on Sunday 29 May, buses will replace trains on Doomben and Airport lines between Eagle Junction and Roma Street.
    • From 10.15pm until last train on Sunday 29 May, no trains will be running on the Ferny Grove line. Buses will replace trains.
    • From 9.30pm until last train each night between Monday 30 May and Thursday 2 June, buses will replace trains on the Shorncliffe line between Shorncliffe and Northgate.
    • From first train Saturday 4 June to last train Sunday 5 June, buses will replace trains on the Shorncliffe line between Shorncliffe and Bowen Hills.
    • From first train Saturday 4 June to last train Sunday 5 June, buses will replace trains on the Sunshine Coast-Caboolture line between Gympie North and Bowen Hills.
    • From first train Saturday 4 June to last train Sunday 5 June, buses will replace trans on the Redcliffe Peninsula line between Kippa-Ring and Bowen Hills.
    • From first train Saturday 4 June to last train Sunday 5 June, there will be no services at Bindha station.
    • From 6am Saturday 4 June to 5pm Sunday 5 June, there will be no access to bike lockers in the Sandgate station car park.
    • From 6am Saturday 4 June to 5pm Sunday 5 June, there will be a partial closure of Curlew Street car park and a full closure of the western Kennerley Street car park.
    • Pedestrian access will be maintained, intermittent detours will be in place, pedestrians are to follow the signs to safely navigate through the area.
    • From mid-November 2020 the southern Vulture Street footpath will be closed to pedestrians, with a detour provided on the northern footpath.
    • Cowper Street access at Fairfield Road is closed until mid-2022. Businesses on the corner of Cowper Street and Fairfield Road can be accessed via Shottery Street.
    • There are intermittent single lane closures on Fairfield Road between Kadumba Street and Yeronga Street.
    • There are intermittent temporary closures on Lake Street between Killarney Street and Christensen Street.
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