New Kangaroo Point Bridge set to reconnect Brisbane

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge artist's impression at dusk
Kangaroo Point Green Bridge looking north. Pic: BCC

Over the weekend, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner unveiled a new design for the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge, stating that work will begin in 2021.

“We’re forging ahead with the Kangaroo Point and Breakfast Creek green bridges to get people back into work and supplier tills ticking over as we emerge from the coronavirus crisis,” Cr Schrinner announced on Facebook.

Council earlier told MyBrisbane the Kangaroo Point and Breakfast Creek bridges would be the first delivered.  There was no mention of the Breakfast Creek bridge in the update.

The Kangaroo Point bridge will connect the corner of Alice and Edward Streets in the CBD to the Kangaroo Point foreshore. The mixed-use pedestrian bridge will make it easier to walk or cycle between Kangaroo Point, the eastern suburbs, and the CBD.

Kangaroo Point Green Bridge artist's impression during daytime
Kangaroo Point Green Bridge looking south. Pic: BCC

“The bridges will not only aid Brisbane’s economic recovery, they will make it easier for people to get around our city on foot and by bicycle, helping to make the Brisbane of tomorrow even better than the Brisbane of today,” Cr Schrinner said.

The new images released give away a few details. The bridge design is similar in style to Brisbane’s newest riverwalks.

artist's impression of the view from Kangaroo Point Green Bridge
Artist’s impression of the view looking north towards Storey Bridge from the Kangaroo Point Green Bridge. Pic: BCC

MyBrisbane’s resident development aficionado Alexander Baly was impressed by the design.

“The bridge’s form does a good job of maintaining sight lines along the river and if this render is anything to go by; looks spectacular at night. Assuming investigative works go well, this is likely a good indication of the final design,” he said.

The designs on the page are artist impressions, used as draft references, and are subject to further investigations and engagement with stakeholders. See this page for more information or to have your say.

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