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NZ Transport Agency senior project manager Jason Forbes checks  the 24 giant pipes that will be used to extend three stormwater culverts in Sawyers Bay.The extension, on reclamation land, is part of the $31million Dunedin to Port Chalmers walkway and cycleway project.

Mr Forbes said work on the pipe installation, beginning this week, would take about two months to complete.

The pipes would be lifted into place by a Downer excavator operator.

The cycleway project was progressing well and remained  on track for completion before the end of 2022, he said.

Within the next two weeks, the team also planned to realign the Roseneath water supply pipeline, place the Roseneath wall precast panels and back-fill them and make a start on the reclamation of the northern end of Blanket Bay, which requires the temporary closure of District Rd.


Is the blatant waste of taxpayers money ever going to end.

It would be a really good idea to put all of the cycle ways in underground pipes. Much safer for everyone.



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