New Vision of Planned Indooroopilly Riverwalk


New vision has been unveiled of Brisbane City Council’s planned $58 million Indooroopilly Riverwalk project which is set to connect the Western Freeway Bikeway and the University of Queensland aiming to take cyclists onto a dedicated cycleway.

The five-metre wide elevated riverwalk would include a walkway and dedicated bike lanes as well as a new pedestrian and cycle crossing point to Coonan Street at Westminster Road.

According to Council, the riverwalk will significantly improve active transport through the area, by providing a safe route from Twigg Street to the Jack Pesch Bridge and the Indooroopilly Rail Station, with additional connections to Radnor Street and Riverview Terrace.

A viewing platform would be created along the new riverwalk for access to views of the Brisbane River and the Walter Taylor Bridge.

Artist's impression of the Indooroopilly Riverwalk
Artist’s impression of the Indooroopilly Riverwalk

Following a tender period in 2019, Georgiou Brady Joint Venture was the successful tenderer to undertake construction of the riverwalk.

Project rundown

  • Five-metre-wide pedestrian and two-way separated cyclist facility
  • Shared cyclist and pedestrian connection to Foxton Street from the riverwalk.
  • Upgrade of the Foxton Street and Radnor Street intersection to create a safer environment for all road users.
  • Connection to the Jack Pesch Bridge and Indooroopilly Rail Station by linking the riverwalk to the existing path at Witton Barracks.
  • A dedicated pedestrian connection to Riverview Terrace.
  • Viewing platforms on the riverwalk overlooking the Brisbane River and the iconic Walter Taylor Bridge.
  • Lighting along the length of the riverwalk.
  • Landscaping and wayfinding signage

Construction is scheduled to commence early 2020 with completion expected in late 2021.

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