Sunsuper Riverfire - Sat 27 Sept

There will be extensive road closures throughout the City, South Bank, West End, Kangaroo Point and Fortitude Valley areas.

Victoria Bridge traffic lanes will close to vehicular traffic (except TransLink’s Busway which remains operational), between 4pm and 10.30pm. Traffic lanes will become available for pedestrian use between 5pm and 9.30pm. The western footpath of the Victoria Bridge (Museum side) will be closed between 5pm and 9.30pm. The eastern footpath (South Bank side) remains open at all times.

The Goodwill and Kurilpa Bridges will close to all traffic (pedestrian and cyclists) from 5pm to 7.30pm.

The Story Bridge will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians between 6pm and 8pm. The eastern footpath (Dockside side) closes at these times however the western footpath (City side) closes earlier – from 2am on Friday 26 September and reopens later at 8.30pm on Saturday 27 September.

Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley will close between the Story Bridge and Bowen Street between 6.30pm and 8.30pm. Local streets linking Brunswick Street and Bowen Terrace will be closed between 6.30pm and 8.30pm, with access open to local residents only.

Kangaroo Point

Measures have been introduced to alleviate congestion and improve safety in the Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point Precincts.

Story Bridge Precinct

No parking will be permitted all day on both sides of Main Street between Baildon and Holman Street with a two-minute drop off zone established on both sides of Main Street between Mackenzie and Wicklow Streets. Any vehicles parked in this section of Main Street will be towed.

Holman Street will be closed all day at Main Street with access only permitted for residents upon proof of residency. Any vehicles parked in Holman Street will be booked and towed except for authorised Brisbane Festival suppliers and Emergency Services vehicles.

Cliffs Precinct

No parking will be permitted along River Terrace all day. Offenders will be towed.

River Terrace at Main Street and Leopard Street at Vulture Street will be closed between 4pm and 9.30pm.

Local streets linking River Terrace to Main Street will be closed between 4pm and 9.30pm, with access open to local residents only.

Both sets of pedestrian stairs up Kangaroo Point Cliffs will be closed between 6.55pm and 7.30pm.

The service road below the Kangaroo Point Cliffs will be closed at Captain Cook Bridge all day, except for authorised Brisbane Festival suppliers and Emergency Services vehicles.

Mt Coot-tha and Mt Gravatt Lookouts

All traffic to the Mt Coot-tha Summit must travel counter clockwise along Sir Samuel Griffith Drive under police supervision from 4.30pm.

The Mt Gravatt Lookout will be closed to all traffic at Shire Road and Tenby Street between 4pm and 9pm. Echidna Magic Restaurant guests will be granted access.

Access to car parks and facilities, South Bank Precinct

No parking will be permitted along Grey Street between Vulture Street and William Jolly Bridge all day on Saturday 27 September.

Colchester Street closes all day between Ernest and Vulture Streets on Saturday 27 September.

Little Stanley Street closes from midnight Thursday 25 September until 3pm on Sunday 28 September.

South Bank’s car park reaches ‘full’ capacity early and no access is available between 7.15pm and 9.30pm. After 7.15pm all vehicles exiting must exit via Tribune and Vulture Streets. Brisbane Festival recommends you take advantage of the additional public transport services in place for Sunsuper Riverfire.

From 4pm, entry to the QPAC and Queensland Museum car parks will only be available from Stanley Place, near the State Library of Queensland. QPAC ticket holders are reminded of the low clearance of 2.3m at this access and advised to allow extra travel time.

Access to BCEC car parks is via Merivale Street.

Spectator vessels on the Brisbane River

In the interest of public safety and in accordance with the Queensland Fireworks Code, the Brisbane River will be closed between Mowbray Park, East Brisbane and Cribb Street, Milton from 5pm until 8.45pm. Two dedicated spectator mooring zones will be established in the Town Reach of the River for a limited number of private vessels who obtain an Entry Permit Aquatic Flag on Wednesday 20 August. Only Entry Permit Aquatic Flag holders will be permitted into the closed area of the River. See the FAQs page for details on obtaining an Entry Permit Aquatic Flag.

Traffic Reports/Updates

For the latest information on road, bridge and River closures, alternative traffic routes and parking restrictions for Sunsuper Riverfire tune into 104.5 Triple M on the day.

Public Transport

For the latest information on timetables, extra services, temporary route diversions and bus stops for Sunsuper Riverfire visit translink.com.au or call 13 12 30.