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newest stream crossing was opened on Friday, 14 July.
walkers can now cross the Uretara Stream via the new 45m long single-span
suspension bridge, which follows where the old railway line used to go,
connecting to the footpath along the stop-bank on Uretara Drive.
The new bridge
complements the growing network of cycle trails around Katikati, providing a
‘loop’ around the stream, and giving residents of Highfields Drive pedestrian
access to the southern end of town.
Reserves and Facilities Project and Assets Manager, Scott Parker, is thrilled
with the final look of the bridge.
months of consents, designs, site preparation, construction and path surfacing,
we are pleased to have the bridge completed and looking fantastic,” says Scott.
“The carved Totara timber panels which adorn the handrails also give a nice
great to see the community already making use of the bridge. We’ve seen
numerous cycle groups and recreational riders out enjoying the new trail and we
hope this will continue into the future.”
The bridge was
designed and constructed by Abseil Access Limited.