Maitland is a rapidly growing community and as such, Council is required to deliver an increase in recreational services. In line with this, Council has begun construction on the Cessnock Road Cycleway, which will provide an off road cycleway linking Gillieston Heights to the Maitland City Precinct.
Haussman Drive has been identified as one of the key roads requiring upgrading works to support the full development in the Chisolm and Thornton North under the Section 94 Contributions Plan (now known as Section 7.11).
The traffic generation from the Thornton North development will result in a significant increase in traffic on the existing local and state road network, generating a need for new and/or upgraded traffic facilities, roads, bridges and intersections.
The project will be delivered in three stages. They are: