Sydney Harbour Bridge access projects

To ensure everyone can access the historic Sydney landmark, the NSW Government is planning to make it easier for all people to use the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The new pedestrian access lifts will be installed at the southern and northern ends of the existing 1.6km walkway on the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Artist’s impression of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Access Lifts.

Updates and announcements

Scheduled maintenance work on the Sydney Harbour Bridge walkway and cycleway will be undertaken from December 2016 to May 2017.

Work on the cycleway will initially be scheduled for the second Wednesday of each month, weather permitting. Our working hours will be from 9.30pm to 4am.

Work on the walkway will initially be scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month, weather permitting. Our working hours will be from 9.30pm to 4am.

View or download the December 2016 – Scheduled Maintenance Letter for more information.

Improving access to the Sydney Harbour Bridge is an important part of modernising and maintaining this iconic structure.

Current and future access provisions include:

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Improved access for cyclists

Access lifts

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