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Metro Tunnel

William St Bridge & Lovers Walk, South Yarra

Coronavirus and Victoria’s Big Build

Work is continuing safely on the Metro Tunnel Project as part of Victoria's Big Build. The health and safety of our workforce and community remains our top priority. COVIDsafe Plans are in place on all project sites across Victoria. 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.