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Sandy Bay Walking and Cycling Project

 

The comment period for this consultation has now closed and the Council thanks the community for its input.

The Sandy Bay Walking & Cycling Project community consultation attracted a high level of interest and a large volume of responses. All feedback is currently being analysed and compiled by the consultant.

It is expected that the consultation report will be finalised before the end of the year and following receipt of that report; a further report will be prepared for the Council's consideration in the new year.

 

Following the extensive community consultation process in 2008/2009 to identify future possible options of constructing cycling and walking facilities along Sandy Bay Road; the Council has undertaken detailed investigation and analysis to produce a concept design and welcomes community input.

Project Overview

Display panels explaining the following in detail

  • Project Overview
  • Designs for a cycleway
  • Cycling use and trends
  • Road Safety and traffic assessments
  • Cycle path designs used interstate
  • Community feedback from previous consultation

Results of the 2008/09 Consultation Process

Community Consultation

A report detailing the results from the consultation undertaken in 2008/09

This report covers the community and stakeholder consultation process and the findings that were obtained from the various meetings, displays and forums.

Assessment of Consultation Outcomes and Implications for the Design Process

A report providing a detailed assessment of specific issues raised through the consultation process

This report covers each of the sections along the proposed route that may affect any future detailed design process.

Report to Council

Proposed Design

Display panels showing the proposed concept designs for the following sections in detail

  • Section One – Sandy Bay Rivulet to Casino
  • Section Two – Casino to Maning Avenue
  • Section Three – Maning Avenue to Lower Sandy Bay shops
  • Section Three (a) – St Stephens Church
  • Section Three (b) – Sandy Bay Infant School
  • Section Four – Lower Sandy Bay shops to Sandown Park
  • Section Five – Wayne Avenue to Cartwright Reserve

Detailed Drawings

Detailed drawings of the proposed concept designs:

Vicinity of Marieville Esplanade

Alexandra Battery - 674 Sandy Bay Road

Vicinity of Nelson Road

674-693 Sandy Bay Road

390-423 Sandy Bay Road 

693-711 Sandy Bay Road

423-457 Sandy Bay Road

711-735 Sandy Bay Road

463-504 Sandy Bay Road

740-766 Sandy Bay Road

504-543 Sandy Bay Road

766-790 Sandy Bay Road

556-573 Sandy Bay Road

790-810a Sandy Bay Road

593-615 Sandy Bay Road

 

810a-834 Sandy Bay Road

Beach Road - Wayne Avenue

836a-888 Sandy Bay Road

Beach Road - Wayne Avenue roundabout

856-887 Sandy Bay Road

Vicinity of Lower Sandy Bay shops roundabout

902 Sandy Bay Road - Kingborough boundary

Vicinity Alexandra Battery

 

Engineering Safety Assessment

Specialist consultants have been involved with the project to ensure that the final design provides a safe route for cyclists as well as other road users and residents.

Sinclair Knight Merz undertook a cyclist, pedestrian and motorist safety assessment report

Midson Traffic Pty Ltd undertook a traffic modelling report

How you can have input to this consultation

The comment period for this consultation has now closed and the Council thanks the community for its input.

The Sandy Bay Walking & Cycling Project community consultation attracted a high level of interest and a large volume of responses. All feedback is currently being analysed and compiled by the consultant.

It is expected that the consultation report will be finalised before the end of the year and following receipt of that report; Council officers will consider the community input and provide a further report for Council in the new year.

For any enquiries concerning the project, contact the consultation consultant John Wadsley on 0417 487 289.

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Hobart Tasmania 7001