Puari ki Kahukura: From Heathcote through Ferrymead, Opawa and Woolston before heading into the Central City.
The Heathcote Expressway will be both a commuter and recreational route with connections to Ōpāwaho River Route and therefore the Rapanui – Shag Rock Cycleway and Christchurch Coastal Pathway.
The full route has now been approved by the Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee for detailed design and construction. The section between Truscotts Road and Charles Street was approved in March while a further round of consultation was held on the section along Ferry Road and Wilsons Road before it was approved in September.
A number of changes were made along the route to respond to issues raised during consultation. The changes include:
As a result of consultation undertaken in November/December 2016, further investigations were carried out on the Ferry Road section of the proposed Heathcote Expressway Major Cycle Route. Three options were developed and presented to the Infrastructure Transport and Environment Committee.
Read the detailed Heathcote Expressway Assessment Report [PDF, 8.3 MB].