Neck work all set

ROAD widening of the Arthur Highway at Eaglehawk Neck will start soon and weather permitting should be completed by mid-year.

The 12-month delay to the start of construction was the result of the need to address Aboriginal community concerns about its potential impact on a significant site.

Infrastructure and Transport Minister Michael Ferguson said a revised design had now been approved.

Mr Ferguson said the revised design meets the safety objectives by providing:

A 1.5 metre wide path for pedestrians from the bus stop opposite Old Jetty Road to Blowhole Road, including a safety barrier and; Three-metre wide traffic lanes and a one-metre wide road shoulder.

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