Pathway on the way between Lemon Tree Passage and Mallabula

Drainage work starts at Tanilba Bay.


A CONCRETE pathway linkage between Lemon Tree Passage and Mallabula is now listed in the forward works program for Port Stephens Council.

This will entail some excavation work around the main bend in the approach to Lemon Tree Passage and it will link up with Kawarren St.

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On top of this, work is currently underway on pipework to drain Tanilba Bay’s main thoroughfare, Avenue of the Allies.

“We need to drain this road before the major makeover begins,” said Port Stephens Councillor Steve Tucker.

“Over three million dollars is ear-marked for the project and along with the drainage, a pedestrian pathway will be put in place at the same time.

“The roadwork and kerbing and guttering will commence after the completion of a major $1.3 million upgrade of Tanilba Road Mallabula is finished,” he stated.

With many millions of dollars of damage to roads in the shire, maintenance gangs have been flat out repairing them.

Sub-soil moisture and unremitting rain have made the task of keeping on top of this problem very difficult.


Cr Steve Tucker.

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