"Drove over this bridge this morning and had a good look at the roadway. if they aren't willing to pay for a separate walking/cycling lane then an alternative option would be to narrow the lanes slightly as those lanes are a lot wider than…"
"This is the new (completed this year) bit of path leading up to the Marsh St Bridge (North West, Wolli Ck side) that got me "so excited" , surely I thought they wouldn't be building a 3.6+m approach path without also widening the…"
"IIRC the bike lane on the Tuncurry-Forster bridge was a bolt on. From the pix it looks like it's only about 3m wide.
Newcastle council has made road lanes narrower by a few hundred mm in places in order to fit in some bike lanes. A bit here, a…"
"I believe that the construction site will remain long term to support Southconnex work. There may be an issue opening up a cycle path across a construction site entry - due diligence would likely say no."
"A 4.8m wide clip on bridge was at best a non engineer's fantasy. At worse it was a deliberate poison pill to destroy any prospect of cycling infrastructure.
If you were serious about 4.8m wide section it would almost certainly mean a…"
""Why RMS didnt know this years ago is the question."
Probably because talk of a bike path was PR lead and not engineer lead. Typical government proposal. Put together a full package for the public consultation…"
" "...clip-on would be attached to off-ramps (which don't have enough pilons to support the additional structure..."
The bridge approaches are ramps supported by earth fill by the look of it. Shouldnt be hard to run a bike ramp…"
I believe that the clip-on idea for the North side of Giovanni Brunetti Bridge failed when it turned out that sections of the clip-on would be attached to off-ramps (which don't have enough pilons to support the additional…"
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