Tasman Bridge Access

Approximate Distance: 400 m
Local Government Area: Clarence
Legislative Council Division: Pembroke
State/Federal Government Electorate: Franklin

Proposed Style of Facility

Off road shared path that is now complete

What are the Major Trip Generators and Attractors?

Fantastic new concrete path connecting up the Tasman Bridge with the pedestrian bridge over to Rose Bay High. The larger aim is to complete this link through to Eastlands and Rosny College. 

What other Facilities will it Connect to? 

Tasman Bridge, Clarence Foreshore Trail

What Documents does this fit Under? 

Hobart Arterial Bicycle Network Plan

Clarence Bicycle Strategy and Action Plan

Healthy Connections Factsheet 2.18


Update: Sept 5, 2014

The new section of the path has been officially opened by the Minister for Infrastructure, Rene Hidding. This new section required substantial works to stabilise the bank and build up a retaining wall.



The path replaces the narrow, littered, rocky informal path that riders created over the years because this is the most sensible way to get from the Tasman bridge to a variety of attractors on the inner eastern shore. 



Thanks in particular to Alderman Sharyn von Bertouch (second from the left in the picture below), who chairs the Clarence Bike Steering Committee, for her work behind the scenes in improving conditions for residents and visitors to Clarence. 




The need for improvements on this path were clear from the tracks that riders have made over the years. Cutting along the edge of the highway means avoiding the big hill down into Rosny and the traffic generated by the Clarence sporting facilities on Riawena Road. 


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