Cyclists & Pedestrians

English Street bridge closure - cyclist and pedestrian access to Essendon Fields

Map showing detours and shuttle bus pick-up / drop-off points for pedestrians and cyclists when the English Street bridge is closed.

Download a print-friendly version of this detour map. PDF, 314.7 KB

Detour details

We are rebuilding the English Street bridge between 3 and 25 January 2017. During this time the bridge will be completely closed to vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians.

Cyclists and pedestrians wanting to access Essendon Fields can either take the detour via Wirraway Road or make use of the free shuttle bus.

Free shuttle bus

During the bridge closure, a free shuttle bus will operate from the bus stop located at the corner of Earl Street and Matthews Avenue to English Street.

Find out more the free shuttle bus.


If you have any questions about this detour then contact us on 1300 783 947 (select option 2) or