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  
 

Colville Street, Battery Point

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Colville Street between Sloane Street and Trumpeter Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 5 pm from Wednesday 2 January to Sunday 31 March 2019 for the purpose of conducting footpath kerb and channel upgrade.

 

Sun Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Sun Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 5 pm daily from Monday 7 January to Thursday 28 February 2019 for the purpose of conducting building works at the Hedberg site. Access to residents only.

 

Newdegate Street, West Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Newdegate Street between Mellifont Street and Lochner Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 4 pm on Monday 7 January 2019 to Friday 29 March 2019 for the purpose of conducting stormwater works.

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 7 am to 4 pm on Saturday 16 February 2019 for the purpose of lifting concrete panels into the Hedberg Site.

 

King Street, Sandy Bay

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that King Street between Grosvenor Street and Regent Street will be closed to west bound traffic as follows;

  • from 8 am to 5 pm on Saturday 16 February and Sunday 17 February 2019,
  • from 7 am to 5 pm on Saturday 23 February and Sunday 24 February 2019; and
  • from 7 am to 5 pm on Saturday 2 March and Sunday 3 March 2019
for the purpose of conducting traffic island installation and asphalt repair work.
 

Blackwood Avenue, West Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Blackwood Avenue between Warwick Street and Allison Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am Saturday 16 February to 4 pm Saturday 2 March 2019 for the purpose of conducting stormwater works.

 

Bathurst Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Bathurst Street between Campbell Street and Brooker Avenue will be closed nightly from 8 pm to 6 am as follows:

  • Thursday 14 February to 5.30 am Friday 15 February 2019; 
  • Friday 15 February to 5.30 am Saturday 16 February 2019;
  • Monday 18 February to Friday 22 February 2019;
  • Monday 25 February to Thursday 28 February 2019;
  • Monday 4 March to Friday 8 March 2019;
  • Monday 11 March to Friday 15 March 2019;
  • Monday 18 March to Thursday 21 March 2019; and
  • Monday 25 March 2019

for the purpose of conducting bridge construction works.

 

Elizabeth Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Morrison Street between Argyle Street and Elizabeth Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am Monday 4 February to 9 pm Wednesday 13 February 2019 for the purpose of conducting the Wooden Boat Festival.


Newdegate Street, West Hobart

Pursuant to Section 25(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Newdegate Street between Mellifont Street and Lochner Street will be closed to traffic from 7 am to 4 pm from Monday 14 January to Friday 29 March 2019 for the purpose of conducting stormwater works.

 

Despard Street, Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Despard Street between Brooke Street and Murray Street will be closed to traffic from 6.30 am to 9.30 am on Monday 18 February 2019 for the purpose of conducting construction works on adjacent land.


Federal Street, North Hobart

Pursuant to Section 19(1)(b) of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982, notice is given that Federal Street between Elizabeth Street and Thomas Street, and Thomas Street from Federal Street to Yardley Street will be closed to through traffic from 8 am to 6 pm on Sunday 17 February 2019 for the purpose of conducting the Festa Italia Street Festival.


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.

 

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 2019.

 

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.