This project will
Improve biking and pedestrian safety
Ensure connectivity to the Western Rail Trail
Allow for future growth in city-wide bike network
We’re improving connections to the Western Rail Trail for people walking and biking.
The upgrades include:
Off-road upgrades to Kahikatea Drive and Gallagher Drive will provide a safe link from Melville and Deanwell, to Innes Common and the central city. This project is part of a package of work to improve accessibility for people walking and biking to the Western Rail Trail – a 2.7km off-road shared path connecting Hamilton’s southwestern suburbs to the central city.
August 2023Public feedback has closed, and the project has moved to the design phase.
September 2023With final design and construction approval from Waka Kotahi we expect work to begin September 2023.
TBCWith construction still to be confirmed we will confirm a complete date once we know more.
Last updated 20 September 2023