Temporary road closures

 The City of Hobart will close local roads for the purposes of conducting special events or to facilitate construction activities. However, closures cause inconvenience for road users, residents and traders. Closures for special events are only considered when the benefits for the community justify the closure.

Please note: All City of Hobart road closures are done under the authority of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982. 

Special events that require a permit from Tasmania Police 

The following are events occurring on public streets that are typically managed by Tasmania Police: 

  • motor vehicle race, cycling or athletic events
  • demonstrations or street processions
  • charitable collections. 

Further information can be found on the Tasmania Police website.

Road closures may also be approved by the Department of State Growth. Further information can be found on the Department of State Growth website. Information regarding the status of Pinnacle Road on kunanyi/Mount Wellington can be found here: Pinnacle Road status

Please be aware that some road work and emergency activities do not require approval by the City of Hobart.

Current road closures approved by the City of Hobart  

Tangara Street, Mount Nelson

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Tangara Road at the intersection of Nelson Road will be closed to traffic from Monday 1 October to Friday 19 October 2018 for the purpose of pedestrian crossing upgrade works. Works will take place on weekdays from 7 am to 3.30 pm and weekends from 7 am to 4.30 pm.

 

Cavell Street, West Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Cavell Street between Bathurst Street and Goulburn Street will be closed to traffic on Wednesday 3 October 2018 from 7 am to 4 pm for the purpose of conducting asphalt road surface repairs. 

 

Campbell Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Campbell Street between Liverpool Street and Collins Street will be closed to traffic from 6 am to 9 am on Saturday 6 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting gantry works at The Hedberg building site.

Anglesea Street and Denison Street, South Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Anglesea Street between Hennebry Street and Macquarie Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am Monday 8 October to 4.30 pm Thursday 1 November 2018. Denison Street will be closed between Hennebry Street and Macquarie Street from 7 am Monday 15 October to 4.30 pm Sunday 9 November 2018 for the purpose of constructing a new pedestrian crossing.

 

Sun Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Sun Street between Sackville Street and Collins Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 4 pm daily on Saturday 13 October and Sunday 14 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting demolition works.

 

Aotea Road, Sandy Bay

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Aotea Road from Marlborough Street will be closed to traffic from 8 am to 4 pm on Monday 15 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting a crane lift of precast concrete panels.

Bathurst Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that for the purpose of conducting service installation and road works, Bathurst Street between Campbell Street and Brooker Avenue will be closed to traffic from:

  • 8 pm Wednesday 17 October to 6 am Thursday 18 October 2018
  • 8 pm Thursday 18 October to 6 am Friday 19 October 2018
  • 8 pm Friday 19 October to 6 am Saturday 20 October 2018
  • 5 am to 3 pm Sunday 21 October 2018
  • 8 pm Monday 22 October to 6 am Tuesday 23 October 2018
  • 8 pm Tuesday 23 October to 6 am Wednesday 24 October 2018
  • 8 pm Wednesday 24 October to 6 am Thursday 25 October 2018
  • 8 pm Thursday 25 October to 6 am Friday 26 October 2018
  • 8 pm Friday 26 October to 6 am Saturday 27 October 2018

Waimea Avenue, Sandy Bay

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Waimea Avenue between Churchill Avenue and Balfour Court will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 5.30 pm on Saturday 20 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting road maintenance and resurfacing.

 

Trafalgar Place, Hobart 

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Trafalgar Place will be closed to traffic from 6 am to 10 am on Sunday 21 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting a crane lift.

Collins Street, Hobart 

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Collins Street between Murray Street and Elizabeth Street will be closed to traffic from 7 pm to midnight on Monday 22 October 2018 for the purpose of conducting crane lifting works.

 

Bathurst Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Bathurst Street between Barrack Street and Molle Street will be closed to south bound traffic from Monday 22 October 2018 to Friday 2 November 2018 from 7 am to 4 pm on weekdays and 6 am to 5 pm on weekends for the purpose of conducting reseal preparation works.

 

Weld Street, South Hobart 

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Weld Street between Macquarie Street and Adelaide Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 4 pm daily Monday to Friday and 6 am to 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays from Monday 22 October 2018 to Sunday 11 November 2018 for the purpose of constructing new pedestrian crossings.

Hillborough Road, South Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Hillborough Road from number 48 to Huon Road will be closed to traffic from 7.30 am to 4.30 pm on Sunday 11 November 2018 for the purpose of conducting TasNetworks infrastructure maintenance works.

 

Argyle Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Argyle Street between Davey Street and Macquarie Street will be closed to traffic from 6 pm to midnight on Monday 26 November 2018 for the purpose of removing an exhibition.

 

Bathurst Street (between Murray and Elizabeth streets) and Criterion Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 20(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Bathurst Street (between Murray Street and Elizabeth Street) and Criterion Street will be closed to traffic for the purpose of conducting the Farm Gate Market from 6 am to 3 pm every Sunday during 2018.

 

Collins Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(c) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Collins Street between Campbell Street and Sun Street will be closed to eastbound traffic from 7 am Saturday 13 January 2018 to 6 pm Thursday 29 August 2019 for the purpose of facilitating building construction works.

 

Salamanca Place, Hobart

Salamanca Place is closed to traffic each Saturday from 5.30 am to 6 pm under the Salamanca Market By-law for the Salamanca Market. More information can be found here: Salamanca Market website

 

For more information, or to apply for a road closure please telephone Angela Moore, Manager Traffic Engineering on (03) 6238 2804 during business hours. Alternatively, email: coh@hobartcity.com.au.