West Coast Wilderness Trail Taramakau Bridge Alert

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West Coast Wilderness Trail - Taramakau Bridge Alert

TRAIL SAFETY UPDATE:  West Coast Wilderness Trail 

DATE: 1 August 2017

Taramakau Bridge Alert – Cyclists are urged to take care when negotiating the section of the cycle trail from southern end of the Taramakau Bridge to the new boardwalk at the entry to the Greymouth Kumara Tram.

Currently there is intensive construction work occurring on the roadway in this section and the cycleway has been diverted to a narrow path on the seaward side of the highway.

The speed restriction for vehicles in the area is 30kph while the present earthworks are proceeding. It is envisaged that the present construction activity in the cycleway area will be completed within the next month.