is well underway on the initial groundworks for the centrepiece Jetty4Shores
Walkway that will link the Jetty Strip precinct with the historic jetty.
preparation, earthworks and the construction of a pedestrian crossing of Jordan
Esplanade are currently being undertaken by Council’s Cityworks crews.
Walkway is going to set the scene for the whole Foreshores area and finally,
properly link the harbour with the city. It’s an exciting moment in the whole
project,” said Coffs Harbour Mayor, Councillor Denise Knight.
is to be a five-metre wide decorative concrete shared pathway/cycleway. The
Over 1300 square metres of
coloured concrete incorporating three different colours and six different
Inclusion of stencilled word
phrases in the concrete to outline the historic jetty’s history;
Inclusion of interpretive signage
to tell the story of our history, both Indigenous and European;
Inclusion of historic rail lines that
date to the industrial use of the Foreshores within the pathway; and
Construction of a 10-metre
diameter, decorative concrete Turtle – that reflects local Indigenous cultural
heritage - and seating within the pathway.
is now in the process of calling for tenders for construction of the decorative
concrete shared pathway/cycleway.
the concrete contract is complete – which is expected by the end of July -
landscaping, lighting works and interpretive signage will be installed along
project is anticipated to be fully completed September 2015.
addition, Council staff are continuing to work on the detailed designs of
Stages 2-4 of the Jetty4Shores Concept Plan. Grant funding applications to
allow on-the-ground work on these future stages to begin have also been