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Summary: A key priority of the Far North Queensland Principal Cyle Network Plan 2016 is to construct a 4.6km wide shared cycleway, connecting Mossman CBD to Cooya Beach.

This project will be delivered in three stages and address missing links and barriers presenting obstacles for safe cycling from Mossman to Cooya Beach.  The route links Mossman CBD to Bougainvillea Street in Cooya Beach.

Project Timeline

  • Stage 1 (Junction Bridge to Cooya Beach intersection)
  • Stage 2 (Cooya Beach intersection to Bougainvillea Street)
    Design Complete
  • Stage 3 (Mossman CBD to Junction Bridge)
    Design TBA

Project Updates

STAGE 1 – Junction Creek Shared Pedestrian Bridge

This stage is complete and included the construction of a new pedestrian bridge.

STAGE 2 – Shared cycleway from Junction Bridge to Cooya Beach

The design was completed in June 2024.  Council will apply for funding for the 630m route in FY2024/25.

STAGE 3 – Mossman CBD to Junction Bridge

Design work for this stage has not commenced.

Douglas Shire’s Principal Cycle Network

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

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For more information or if you have any questions, please contact Gaye Scott on 0418 793 009 or

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