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Metro Tunnel

William St Bridge & Lovers Walk, South Yarra

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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 and 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

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