Detailed Design Underway
The preliminary design for a preferred route is complete, and detailed design-work is now underway with the trail being surveyed and options investigated at crossover points. The design is being developed further with final design for the entire route expected to be complete by the end of 2023.
Funding for the continuing design and consenting components has been confirmed / approved by both DCC and Waka Kotahi/NZTA
The current focus is on the Wingatui to Grand Vista / Abbotsford section
Physical works activities on trail development itself are expected to start at some point in 2023.