Changes to Mt Coot-tha Loop

Here at Cycle 2 City we are disappointed by the the latest decision of the Coordinator General to permit a two year closure of a section of the Mt Coot-tha loop.  The closure will affect Sir Samuel Griffith Drive between Scenic Drive and Mt Coot-tha Road.

Bicycle Queensland have informed us that riders will now have to use Scenic Drive on the ‘front way’ at all times if ‘looping’ the Coot-tha, which takes riders to an awkward stop sign on a downhill.

However, Transcity and Brisbane City Council are working on some other bicycle improvements – including a left turn slip lane for bicycles only – and more footpaths through the works area so walkers will be able to be clear of the road.

The closure is expected to be implemented in late February. Riders beware.

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