Northern Line Cycleway - section two construction


We are constructing section two of the Northern Line Major Cycle Route, which is a shared path for cyclists and pedestrians.


The shared path is designed to be a safe and convenient off-road option for cyclists, scooters and pedestrians to travel between Riccarton and Redwood.


Along the rail corridor between Tuckers Road and Sturrocks Road rail crossing, and from Barnes Road rail crossing to Main North Road.


The work is expected to start on the 21 August 2023 and be completed by Mid-2024 (weather/ site condition dependent).


The contractor is Downer NZ. Phone 03 397 0700, Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5:00pm.


What are we doing?

We are constructing a shared path cycleway through the rail corridor between Tuckers Road and Sturrocks Road rail crossing and between Barnes Road rail crossing and Main North Road.

The construction of the cycleway will include vegetation clearance, lowering of underground services, stormwater installation excavation, retaining wall and fence installation, streetlight installation, asphalt surfacing, line marking and landscaping.

Where are we working?

Traffic impacts

Shoulder closure and site entry/exits will be in place, with a reduced speed limit, at the following locations:

  • Tuckers Road rail crossing
  • Sturrocks Road rail crossing
  • Barnes Road rail crossing
  • Farquhars Road
  • Main North Road

The Main North Road site entry/exit will be in place temporarily and not for the whole duration of the project.














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