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Road and Lake Closures

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 4 of the Roads and Public Places Ordinance 1937 of the intention to close the following roads in the ACT and Section 22 of the Lakes Ordinance 1976 of the intention to temporarily close the following area of Lake Burley Griffin. For information on Transport Canberra and City Services visit their webpage - www.tccs.act.gov.au/roads-paths/act_public_road_closures/listings/tempor...

Title Date/Time Location/Reason
The Big Canberra Bike Ride Sun, 18 Feb 2018 -
6:00AM to 11:00AM

6:00am – 9:30am

  • Lady Denman Drive between Clunies Ross Street and Forrest Drive

6:00am – 11:00am

  • Parkes Way (Westbound) between Kings Avenue and Glenloch Interchange
The Apology 10th Anniversary
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 10:00AM to Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 12:00PM

10:00 am 11 February 2018 until 12.00pm 14 February 2018 – Federation Mall East upper carpark

6.00pm 12 February 2018 until 12.00pm 14 February 2018 – Federation Mall East Lower carpark

3.00pm – 11.00pm 13 February 2018 Federation Mall in both directions between Queen Victoria Terrace and Parliament Drive.


Canberra Triathlon Festival Sat, 3 Feb 2018 -
4:30AM to 2:30PM
  • Parkes Way closed westbound between Kings Avenue and Glenloch Interchange
  • Rond Terrace Car Park
Australia Day Fireworks 2018
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 - 5:00AM to Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 12:00AM

Temporary Lake Closure

5:00am to midnight

  • Central Basin, Lake Burley Griffin

Temporary Road Closures

5:30am to 11:00pm

  • Barrine Drive closed from Albert Street East to Albert Street West (including Barrine Drive Car Park)
  • Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, left lane, Southbound
  • Commonwealth Avenue Bridge, Eastern pedestrian walkway/ cycle path

11:00am to 11:00pm

  • Albert Street East, Parkes

4:00pm – 11:00pm

  • Regatta Point Car Park – access to VIP and Pass Holders only

9:00pm – 9:15pm

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge: Temporarily closed for approximately 15 minutes due to the fireworks display

2018 National Flag Raising and Citizenship Ceremony Fri, 26 Jan 2018 -
5:00AM to 4:00PM

5:00am to 4:00pm

  • Rond Terrace Car Park, Parkes

7:00am to 11:00am

  • Bike Path at the base of Regatta Point, Parkes
  • Rond Terrace bike path including path along the Lake at Rond Terrace, Parkes
Queens Baton Relay 2018 Thu, 25 Jan 2018 -
3:00PM to 4:15PM
  • King Edward Terrace, Parkes
  • Queen Elizabeth Terrace, Parkes.
  • Parkes Place East, Parkes
  • Anzac Parade, Parkes

Other areas in these precincts may also be affected.

Lady Denman Drive at Scrivener Dam
Tue, 9 Jan 2018 - 9:30AM to Wed, 31 Jan 2018 - 4:00PM

Due to maintenance work on Scrivener Dam, between Tuesday 9 January and Wednesday 31 January, there will be a number of temporary road and bike path closures including:

  • Tuesday 9 and Wednesday 31 January, 9:30am-4:00pm,  Lady Denman Drive will be single lane traffic only; all bike paths will be closed.
  • Thursday 11 and Thursday 25 January, 9:30am-4pm, Lady Denman Drive will be closed in both directions to traffic; cycle paths will remain open.
Summernats media launch Thu, 7 Dec 2017 -
12:15PM to 2:15PM

Queen Elizabeth Terrace


4:30AM to 2:30PM

• Parkes Way westbound between Kings Avenue and Glenloch Interchange

Spilt Milk 2017
Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 6:00AM to Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 6:00PM

6 am – 6 pm, 18 November to 29 November 2017
•  Regatta Place (eastern side), Parkes

6 am, 25 November to 1 am, 26 November 2017
• Regatta Place, Parkes
• Albert Street, Parkes
• Barrine Drive, Parkes
• Single lane closures along Parkes Way and Commonwealth Avenue

Remembrance Day Sat, 11 Nov 2017 -
6:00AM to 3:00PM

• Limestone Avenue and Fairbairn Avenue in both directions between the intersections at Treloar Crescent
• Anzac Parade northbound from Limestone Avenue to Currong Street
• Anzac Parade southbound from Fairbairn Avenue to Blamey Crescent


100th Anniversary for the Battle of Beersheba Tue, 31 Oct 2017 -
12:00PM to 4:00PM

Anzac Parade northbound between Constitution Avenue and Currong Street


Bloody Long Walk Sunday October 15, 6.30 am - 8.00 am and 6 pm - 6.30 pm Sun, 15 Oct 2017 -
6:30AM to 8:00AM

Queen Elizabeth Terrace between Parkes Place East and Parkes Place West, Parkes


Temporary road closures for Oktoberfest Parklands 2017 Sat, 14 Oct 2017 -
11:00AM to 11:00PM

Parkes Place West and Queen Elizabeth Terrace


National Police Remembrance Day Fri, 29 Sep 2017 -
3:45PM to 4:30PM
Blackall Street Between Broughton Street and Kings Avenue
Kings Avenue Northbound between King George Terrace and Parkes Way
National Police Remembrance Day Fri, 29 Sep 2017 -
9:00AM to 6:00PM

Wendouree Drive at Kings Avenue

Temporary road closures for Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance Sat, 16 Sep 2017 -
8:00AM to 5:00PM

The Wall to Wall Ride for Remembrance will result in temporary road closures at:

 Wendouree Drive at Kings Avenue - from 8am to 5 pm Saturday 16 September

Federal Highway Southbound between Antill Street and Flemington Road - from 1pm to 3.45 pm Saturday 16 September

Enquiries regarding this closure may be made to Geoff Garland from Wall to Wall on 02 6239 8900.



Classic Cruise For Camp Quality
Sat, 9 Sep 2017 - 11:00PM to Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 5:00AM
  • Langton Crescent Car Park


The Canberra Times Fun Run
Sat, 2 Sep 2017 - 8:00PM to Sun, 3 Sep 2017 - 3:00AM

The following NCA managed roads will be affected:

  • Wendouree Drive
  • Kings Avenue
  • Yamba Drive
  • Yarra Glen
  • Adelaide Avenue
  • State Circle
  • Launceston Street
  • Walpole Crescent
  • Queen Victoria Terrace
  • Federation Mall
  • Parliament Drive
  • Langton Crescent
Lady Denman Drive - TV shoot
Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 9:00PM to Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 3:00AM


  • Lindsay Pryor National Arboretum access road and car park at Lady Denman Drive

Traffic in the area will be directed by detour signs and traffic marshals. Inquiries regarding this closure may be made to Screencraft's Asher Floyd on 0421 667 425.

Natalie Broughton
Delegate of the Minister for Local Government and Territories

Rifaat Shoukrallah
Delegated Officer Roads ACT