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Metro Tunnel

William St Bridge & Lovers Walk, South Yarra

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Works have resumed safely with COVIDSafe plans in place to help protect workers and the community. Strict processes will be in place to check and record the vaccination status of workers entering construction site. Learn more.

Long-term closure - from October 2018

William Street Bridge and Lovers Walk are closed during construction of the eastern entrance of the Metro Tunnel. William Street Bridge has been re-built over the widened rail corridor. It will be re-opened when construction is complete.


Pedestrians can detour the Lovers Walk closure via Toorak Road or Chapel Street:

  • Toorak Road and Chapel Street: 505m, 5min walk
  • Toorak Road, Chambers and Oxford streets: 530m, 7min walk
  • Toorak Road, Chambers and Bond streets: 513m, 6min walk
  • Osborne Street and Arthur Street: 680m, 10min

Pedestrian detour routes around Lovers Walk and William Street Bridge

Find out more about construction in South Yarra.