Keep up to date with how the project is going, and understand the process so far. New information will be added as the project progresses.
2 August 2021 Safer speeds and safe crossing - consultation closed
Let's Get Wellington Moving asked for feedback on proposed safer speed limits on State Highway 1 and a new walking and cycling crossing on Cobham Drive.
Consultation is now closed and City Councillors will make decisions later in 2021.
A safe crossing would connect with the new footpaths on the seaward side of Cobham Drive, around Evans Bay, and new paths in and around Kilbirnie.Read more
30 June 2021 Have your say on safer speed limits and a safer crossing More Less
13 May 2021 Planting and mulching of remaining areas More Less
Planting of the remaining areas towards the eastern end is complete. The last of the mulch will be laid on the planted areas between the Troy Street and Calabar Road roundabouts during July.Read more
15 March 2021 Blessing and ribbon-cutting for new paths More Less
The new walking and biking paths along the Cobham Drive foreshore were blessed by Taranaki Whānui ki te Upoko o te Ika this morning with a mihi whakatau, and then officially opened by Deputy Mayor Sarah Free and MP for Ōhāriu Greg O’Connor who was standing in for the Minister of Transport. Students from Evans Bay Intermediate School were the first in line to ride on the new bike path.
January 2021 Landscaping progress More Less
Contractors are busy finishing the last sections of path and the Troy Street car park by early March. The landscaped areas towards the Miramar end have been prepared for planting, with rocks and new seating platforms now in place. Planting of these areas will happen in autumn and winter.