Climate change action sends CBD into disarray

UPDATED: All road closures were now open in Brisbane's CBD following climate change protests.

EARLIER: RACQ spokesperson Clare Hunter said while George Street had now been reopened, Ann Street at Edward Street was blocked in all directions.

“Drivers should expect more intermittent closures throughout the CBD throughout the morning.  Please allow extra travel time as more delays are expected,” Ms Hunter said.

Ms Hunter said the protest, dubbed a ‘swarming’ by activists, would be held between 7.30am and 10.30am Thursday.

“The activist group plans to disrupt traffic in the CBD so we’re expecting to see a bit of congestion during those few hours,” Ms Hunter said.

“The disruptions should start around Queens Park at George Street and extend to Elizabeth Street throughout the morning.

RELATED: Adani protests to shut down CBD

“The best way you can avoid a peak hour headache is by planning ahead. If you must drive, try and stagger your commute around these times.

“Most city-bound bus services will be impacted, so if you usually catch a bus, opt for a ferry or train if this option is available to you. Otherwise allow extra time to get into work.

“You can check RACQ’s Road Conditions for the latest on traffic and for public transport information it’s best to visit Translink.”