Te Kamo Shared Path Stage 5

  • Project typeInfrastructure
  • Project scheduleStarting in mid-2023, expected completion by June 2024
Stage 5 Bridge

Work on the final stage of the Te Kamo Shared Path, connecting it with Kamo Village, is due to start in October 2023.

The work will include: 

  • extending the shared path from where it currently ends at Fisher Terrace to Kamo Road
  • installing a pedestrian / cyclist level crossing with automated gates over the railway lines
  • installing a 50m-long repurposed rail bridge
  • safety and traffic calming work on Wakelin Street, Grant Street, Boswell Street and Farmer Street
  • connecting the path to Te Kamo Village and Kamo High School with road markings, kerbing, footpath widening and new lighting 

The work along Wakelin Street, Grant Street, Boswell Street and Farmer Street will make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians to transition from the shared path along these streets to Te Kamo Village and Station Road. 

Map showing progress of Stage 5b of Kamo Shared Path.

The safety measures will cause some traffic disruption while they are being put in and we will provide more information about this closer to the start of the works.

The Te Kamo Shared Path is part of our walking and cycling network that aims to expand and improve our cycling networks, improve the walkability of our neighbourhoods, support safer travel to school and provide low-emissions travel options. 

Construction of Stage 5 is due to be completed in June 2024.

Te Kamo Shared Path - Stage 5b map(PDF, 708KB)

Repurposed railway bridge for pedestrians and cyclists

An exciting aspect of this project is the installation of an historic repurposed railway bridge.

Railway trusses from Taumarunui, constructed in around 1903, will be used as a new bridge for pedestrians and cyclists.

The railway trusses once spanned the Ongarue River, and were part of the North Island Main Trunk Line.

The trusses are rare examples of a Howe Truss design and are of notable historic significance.

We are pleased to be able to give new life to this unique piece of New Zealand railway history as a landmark new shared path bridge.

An image of railway trusses to be used in the bridge.

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