Overview

Summary

A key priority of the Far North Queensland Principal Cycle Network Plan 2016 is to connect Mossman CBD to Mossman Gorge Centre via a share cycleway.

This project will be delivered in four stages with the final stage, planned for beyond 2021, to extend the shared cycleway through to Mossman Gorge Aboriginal Community.

Route: This route starts at the intersection of Captain Cook Highway and Johnstone Road and finishes at the Mossman Gorge Community.
Distance: 3.6kms
Category: Iconic Recreational

Project Updates

The Mossman CBD to Mossman Gorge shared pathway will be delivered in four stages:

STAGE 1 – Mossman CBD to Kubirri Aged Care Centre

Cost of Project
This stage was funded under the 2019-2020 Works for Queensland Program.

Project Overview
A shared cycleway from Front Street, Mossman (Captain Cook Highway), along Johnston Street to Kubirri Aged Care Centre has been completed.

Project Updates
Construction on Stage 1 was completed in June, 2019.

STAGE 2 – Kubirri Aged Care Centre to Good Shepherd Retirement Village including Marrs Creek Pedestrian Bridge

Cost of Project
Estimated construction costs for Marrs Creek Pedestrian Bridge and shared cycleway is budgeted at $1.15million.

Project Overview
Council will connect Kubirri Aged Care Centre to the Good Shepherd Retirement Village and residences on Gorge Road.

This project includes the construction of a shared cycleway bridge next to the existing Marrs Creek Road Bridge and a shared 670-metre pathway with street lighting and drainage.

Project Updates
November, 2019 – Council applied for Grant Funding of $920,000

STAGE 3 – Good Shepherd Retirement Village to Mossman Gorge Centre

Cost of Project
Estimated construction costs for the shared cycleway is budgeted at $975,000

Project Overview
Will construct a 1.54km shared cycleway connecting Good Shepherd Retirement Village to Mossman Gorge Centre. It will include street lighting, draining and pedestrian crossovers.

Project Updates
November, 2019 – Council applied for Grant Funding of $780,000

STAGE 4 – Mossman Gorge Centre to Mossman Gorge Aboriginal Community

Planned for beyond 2021
Council hopes to extend the shared pathway another 970 metres from Mossman Gorge Centre to the Mossman Gorge Aboriginal Community.

Douglas Shire’s Principal Cycle Network

For a overview of the Douglas Shire Principal Cycle Network, click here.

Enquiries

For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Gaye Scott on 0418 793 009 or gaye.scott@douglas.qld.gov.au