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Local community to benefit from new footpaths throughout Georges River

Posted 30 August 2017 by (Hurstville News)

Georges River Council Administrator John Rayner said Council has allocated over $1.4 million towards the installation of new footpaths and footpath improvement works over the 2017-2018 financial year. Mr Rayner explained that the works will occur over each of Councilandrsquo;s five wards and will see great benefits to the local community such as improved accessibility. andldquo;Included in works will be a new walking track leading from Myra Place in Oatley to Mimosa Street,andrdquo; he said. andldquo;Council will also be constructing a new footpath along Park Street, from Princes Street to Judd Street, Mortdale.andrdquo; andldquo;New footpaths will also be constructed at Ryan Avenue in Beverly Hills; Low Street in Hurstville; and in Simmons Road, Kingsgrove.andrdquo; andldquo;Wonoona Parade, Oatley; Moombara Avenue, Peakhurst; and part of Anderson Road, Mortdale will also have new footpaths constructed.andrdquo; Mr Rayner said each of these projects will greatly enhance accessibility for everyone, especially those with a disability. andldquo;These works will also greatly assist residents accessing their residential streets.andrdquo; andldquo;Having new and improved footpaths throughout the local government area will lead to a greater number of people walking and encourage a more active lifestyle within the local community.andrdquo; For more information about the planned footpath works over the next 12 months, please contact Council on 9330 6400.