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Western Heights Link (shared path)

Status: Under Construction

This link will provide a safer route to seven schools in the area. Improved vehicle and road crossings will be a big focus for this project. It will feel and look similar to the Springfield link.

Our Goals

March 2019

July 2018

May 2018

The construction of the Gordon Road portion of the Western Heights (Schools Link) shared path is now complete with the rest of the full cycleway planned for the new financial year.

Work taking place in the new financial year will include:

January/February 2018

Read the latest news update HERE

The Gordon Road section is almost complete and contractors will move on to Thomas Crescent next to continue the shared path on the western side (opposite to the school) of Thomas Crescent.

This work is expected to begin by the start of February (weather permitting).

The new footpath will replace the easement behind the properties at 26 – 34 Thomas Crescent, which is being us as a walkway between Turner Drive and Leslie Avenue and a result of feedback from the community as part of the Western Heights reinvigoration project is being removed.

Community feedback also highlighted the need to slow traffic using Thomas Crescent to make the area safer. To help encourage slower driving, changes to the road will include: