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Nelson Park footbridge removed for repairs

Media Release

Release date: Wednesday, 3 August 2011

Fitzherbert Street, Gisborne, New Zealand. www.gdc.govt.nz

Nelson Park footbridge removed for repairs

All those who normally use the footbridge over the Hapara Stream that runs between Nelson Park and Loisels Reserve will have to take an alternative route for the next couple of weeks. The footbridge is in need of urgent repair. The bridge has been removed for repainting and to repair the deck.

To ensure public safety and to keep paint and dust out of the stream, the footbridge has been removed to a workshop where the repairs will be carried out before it is reinstalled in a couple of weeks.

The footbridge is used by recreational walkers as will as those commuting between Enterprise Pool, Campion College, Lytton High School, Nelson Park and homes in the wider Lytton West area.

The alternative route is along Nelson Road via the Campion Road Footbridge. Gisborne District Council apologies for any inconvenience this may cause general users.


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