Changed conditions continue to be in place on the Sydney Harbour Bridge pedestrian footpath and cycleway for work to waterproof the paths.
To minimise disruptions to pedestrians and cyclists, Roads and Maritime Services will carry out the work during night shifts between 8.30pm and 5.30am from Sundays to Thursdays.
In the first phase of work, the pedestrian path will be completely closed to foot traffic with pedestrians advised to cross the bridge via the cycleway.
From early December waterproofing will start on the cycleway and cyclists will be directed to use the pedestrian footpath, weather permitting.
During work, traffic controllers will be in place at each end of the bridge and in the middle of the cycleway with portable radios to ensure pedestrians are advised a cyclist is approaching as shown on the map on the other side of the attached letter.
Message signs will also be in place on both paths to ensure cyclists have advance warning of the closures and detours.
There will be no work scheduled from 20 December to 6 January 2014, with both the pedestrian walkway and cycleway open as usual. Due to wet weather and the holiday season, the work is now scheduled to be complete in late January 2014.
The Sydney Harbour Bridge Precinct
Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) is taking a coordinated approach to the continuous improvement and maintenance of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
In all the work required to look after, improve and adapt the Sydney Harbour Bridge to the needs of a modern city, RMS is committed to preserving the beauty and character of the structure and its setting – in the whole and in parts.
RMS will continue to ensure customers are updated on work being carried out on the bridge. Urban design, traffic, pedestrian, public transport, safety and maintenance projects all work together in this critical space that transfers an average of 204 trains, 160,435 vehicles and 1650 bikes per day based on September 2010 traffic count figures.
Ennis Road Kirribilli
Roads and Maritime Services is planning an upgrade of office and retail tenancies along Ennis Road at Kirribilli. This upgrade includes the concourse leading to Milsons Point railway station and will enhance the streetscape along Ennis Road and improve access to the concourse for commuters.
Conservation Management Plan
A Conservation Management Plan for the Sydney Harbour Bridge has been prepared to provide a framework for its ongoing care and management, including decisions about conservation, use and development.