Bike path provides safe route

Road safety around the Black Rock environmental precinct has been improved thanks to a new bike path.

The path, which links Thirteenth Beach Road and Blackgate Road, will greatly improve safety around the popular cycling route.

Cyclists test out the new Black Rock bike path near Thirteenth Beach.

Several hundred metres of Blackgate Road, between Breamlea and the Thompson Creek Bridge, were also widened as part of the project.

Andrew Katos, Member for South Barwon, officially opened the path alongside representatives from Barwon Water, Bikesafe and the City of Greater Geelong. Dozens of keen cyclists also attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony and road-tested the new path.

The $500,000 project was jointly funded by Barwon Water, the City of Greater Geelong and Regional Development Victoria.

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