Road Closures and Changes

From time to time road works and/or large projects require the partial or complete closure of roads within the Alpine Shire.

Road Closures

Visit VicRoads for all up-to-date road closures. Emergencies can quickly result in the closure of roads - before you travel, ensure your route is clear.

Use multiple sources to stay informed



The following roads will be closed for short periods of time to allow the safe staging of the Alpine Classic.


The Alpine Classic will be held on roads throughout the Shire between Thursday 20 January and Monday 24 January 2021. Motorists are advised that there will be many cyclists using roads throughout the Shire on these days.


12 noon Thursday 20 January to approximately 7.00am Monday 24 January 2022

  • Riverside Avenue closed (local traffic excepted)
  • Howitt Lane closed to traffic entering from Gavan Street
  • Car park at Howitt Park directly below Riverdeck Cafe closed to general traffic
  • Car park at Howitt Park behind Soundshell closed to general traffic


10.00pm Friday 21 January to approximately 10.00pm Sunday 23 January 2022

  • Car parking will be restricted between 98 and 108 Gavan Street


Main Event Day, Saturday 22nd January 2022. 1500 Riders on Great Alpine Road and surrounds. Roads remain open with some speed reductions and traffic-controlled turning points.


For the roads affected during this event please look at the Alpine Shire Council Website.

Great Alpine Road 

You can find out more about what's planned on the Regional Roads Victoria website at or call the hotline on 133 778.

Road and Bridge Works

Council has a regular schedule of road and bridge management works to ensure the Alpine Shire's vital infrastructure is maintained, along with a number of major road and bridge projects. Contact Council's Asset Maintenance team for more information.

Bogong High Plains Road and Dargo High Plains Road

The Bogong High Plains and Dargo High Plains roads are subject to seasonal closures.

Refer to VicRoads for the most up to date information on these roads.

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