Western region cycleways projects

Significant walking and cycling projects in the Western region.

2015-2016

Council projects
The following projects are council based. Details are available by contacting the relevant council:

  • Bathurst Regional:
    • Construction of approximately 1200m shared path through the reserve, paralleling the eastern boundary of the reserve/western boundary of the houses fronting Endurance Court, from Evernden Road to Eglington Road, Llanarth - includes links to Hurley Close, Darwin Drive (x2) and Quinn Court
  • Blayney:
    • Construction of a shared path along 1) the northern side of Martha Street from Adelaide Street to Carcoar Street - includes crossing of Martha Street to path along the eastern side of Medway Street; 2) the eastern side of Carcoar Street from Martha Street to Stillingfeet Street, Blayney
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Blayney.
  • Bogan:
    • Stage 2 - construction of a shared path along the eastern and northern foreshores of the Bogan River from the end of the shared path constructed in 2014/15, at the drainage channel crossing (culvert) between the Mitchell Highway and the main western railway line - 45 metres northwest of Mitchell Highway/Nyngan Street, to the River's eastern foreshore under the railway bridge and around the northern foreshore to the northwest corner of the Bogan River "Pond", Nyngan
  • Cabonne:
    • Design and construction of a approximately 160m  shared path along the western side of Hicks Street from Mayne Street to Belmore Street - inclusive of a refuge and blister crossing of Belmore Street, Cargo
  • Cowra:
    • Delineation of road shoulders along both sides of the main Cowra collector roads - Grenfell Road (Mid-Western Highway),  Young Road (Olympic Highway), Boorowa Road (Lachlan Valley Way), Lynch Street (Mid-Western Highway), Redfern Street, Binni Creek Road, Lachlan Street, Mulyan Street, Evans Street, Sakura Avenue, Taragala Street, Fitzroy Street, Old Tip Road, Liverpool Street, College Drive, Macassar Street, Len Whiteley Drive, Pridham Street, Bourke Street, Nangar Street, North Logan Road, Glenlogan Road, Vaux Street, Fitzroy Avenue, Darling Street, Baronga Street Argoon Street, Brougham Street, Dowell Street, Grenfell Road, Young Road, Scenic Drive, Brisbane Street and Pridham Street
    • Installation of Bike Racks at six locations within the Cowra CBD - Busby Place x 2 - at the rear entrance of the Calare Building arcade and adjacent to the northern entrance of Cowra Public School; Darling Street x 2 - Cowra Civic Centre & Cowra Library; Kendal Street x1 - Squires Park; and Railway Lane x1 - Woolworths Supermarket
    •  Design of a River Park to Edgell Park link comprising shared paths along and utilising lengths of 1) the western side of Lachlan Street from Vaux Street to the Cowra Weir access road; 2) the southwest side of the Cowra Weir access road from Lachlan Street to Old Grenfell Road; 3) the northern side of Old Grenfell Road from the Cowra Weir access Road to Redfern Street; and 4) the southern side of Old Grenfell Road from the Cowra Weir access road to Boorowa Road - inclusive of a shared bridge attached to the Weir, Cowra
  • Dubbo:
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Dubbo
  • Forbes:
    • Lake Forbes Stage 4 and 5:  construction of a shared path along 1) the southern side of Racecourse Road from the access to the Forbes Showground and Trotting Track to 130 metres west of Show Street; and 2) the northern side of Racecourse Road from 130 metres west of Show Street to Show Street - includes a crossing of Racecourse Road, Forbes
  • Gilgandra:
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Gilgandra
  • Lachlan:
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Lachlan
  • Moree Plains:
    • Construction of aapproximately 130m  shared path along the southern side of Adelaide Street from Edward Street to Chester Street, Moree
    • Construction of approximately 900m off road shared path on Gwydir Highway from Anne Street to Wirrila Street (Stanley Village), Moree. The project includes the construction of a small pedestrian bridge across drainage channel/creek
  • Narrabri:
    • Design for a shared path along:
      1. The northeastern side of Narrabri Creek from the southwest corner of Dangar Street/Tibbereena Street to the eastern abutment of the Violet Street bridge over Narrabri Creek;
      2. The northwestern side of the Violet Street bridge over Narrabri Creek; and
      3. The southwestern side of Narrabri Creek from the western abutment of the Violet Street bridge over Narrabri Creek to
        1. The southeast corner of Dangar Street/Selina Street;
        2. Under the Dangar Street bridge and looping around Cameron Park; and
        3. The Narrabri Hospital's Cameron Street entrance, Narrabri
  • Narromine:
    • Stage 2 - Upgrade and widening of the existing unsealed shared path along the southern side of Burraway Street (Mitchell Highway), northern side of the railway line, from 115 metres northwest of Meryula Street to the truck stop/layback area 230 metres northwest of Manildra Street, Narromine
  • Oberon:
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Oberon
  • Orange:
    • Implementation of Orange Cycling Towns program is a package of planning, design and construction of under rail connections, off and on-road cycleways, end of trip facilities, path connections, education , transport and travel planning and wayfinding
  • Parkes:
    • Construction of approximately 870m shared path along 1) the northeastern side of Hooley Street from Middleton Street to Hartigan Avenue; and 2) the northern side of Hartigan Avenue from Hooley Street to Bogan Street, Parkes
  • Parkes:
    • Construction of approximately 430m  shared path along the southeastern side of Peak Hill Road (Newell Highway) from Webb Street to the Henry Parkes Centre, Parkes
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Parkes
  • Warrumbungle:
    • Upgrade of the existing shared path along the eastern side of Chappell Avenue (Newell Highway) from the northern end (bridge to path expansion joint) of the Mary Jane Cain Bridge over the Castlereagh River to the access driveway for the John Oxley Caravan Park, 60 metres south of North Street, Coonabarabran
    • Construction of a shared path along the southern foreshores of the Castlereagh River, under the Mary Jane Cain Bridge, from the existing shared path 35 metres northwest of the John Street/Essex Street intersection to a point within Neilson Park, 60 metres northeast of the John Street/Essex Street intersection, Coonabarabran
    • Design for a shared path along the northern side of Edwards Street from John Street (Newell Highway) to Neate Street, Coonabarabran
    • Construction of approximately 250m shared path along the northwestern side of the Coolaburragundy River from 140 metres southwest of the Cunningham Street/Booyamurra Street intersection to Lot 99 in DP754966 (roughly a point where an eastern prolongation of Charles Street would meet the river), Coolah
    • Investigation and development of a new BikePlan for the LGA of Warrumbungle.

2016-2017

  • Blayney Shire Council:
    • Construct a 855m shared user path along the Mid Western Highway from Stillingfleet netball centre on Carcoar Street to Adelaide Street, Blayney
  • Bogan Shire Council:
    • Continue to construct a shared user path along Mitchell Highway
  • Cabonne Council:
    • Construct a pedestrian refuge at the Main Street/Cargo Street intersection, Cudal
  • Cowra Shire Council:
    • Construct a 210m shared user path along Railway Street between Darling Street and Fitzroy Street, Cowra
  • Gilgandra Shire Council:
    • Construct a 110m cycleway from the bridge on Castlereagh Street to the Miller Street carpark, Gilgandra
    • Develop a plan to extend the cycleway along Castlereagh River to the Chelmsford Track, Gilgandra
  • Mid-Western Regional Council:
    • Construct a pedestrian refuge at the Lewis Street/Market Street intersection, Mudgee
    • Improve zebra crossing at Rylstone Public School on Mudgee Street, Rylstone
    • Construct a shared user path along Ulan Road between Short Street and Lue Road
  • Moree Plains Shire Council:
    • Construct a 125m shared user path along Adelaide Street between Chester Street and Boston Street, Moree
    • Construct a shared user path along Gwydir Street
  • Narrabri Shire Council:
    • Design and construct a pedestrian refuge at Tibbereena Street/Doyle Street, Narrabri
  • Orange City Council:
    • Improve cycling infrastructure within the Orange area
  • Parkes Shire Council:
    • Design shared user path connecting PAC Park to the surrounding area
  • Walgett Shire Council:
    • Develop a Pedestrian Access & Mobility Plans (PAMP's) for Walgett, Collarenebri, Lightning Ridge, Burren Junction and Carrinda areas
  • Warren Shire Council:
    • Plan a feasibility study from Warren CBD to Warren Hospital
  • Warrumbungle Shire Council:
    • Construct kerb ramps at Newell Highway/Edwards Street, Coonabarabran
    • Construct a 850m shared user path from Coona Street/Edward Street/Newell Highway intersection to Neate Street
    • Construct a 490m shared user path along Goddard Street from Binnia Street to  Hospital Street health care, Coolah
    • Construct a 135m shared user path along Renshaw Street from Pumphouse Camping Ground to Binnaway CBD, Binnaway
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