Piha’s eel bridge is in line for another award Piha’s ‘Story of the Eel’ footbridge is in the running for another national award after being named finalist in the Association of Consulting Engineers Innovate NZ 2009 Awards more..
The design from a local artist is based on the life-cycle of an eel. It will be wider than the previous bridge allowing space to stop and take in the view and allowing bikes and prams to pass easily. Many thanks to the Waitakere City Council for providing this great asset to the area.
Waitakere City Council’s deputy mayor, Penny Hulse, recently opened the ‘Story of the Eel’ footbridge, joining local residents to be among the first to set foot on the award-winning structure. click here for full story – WCC media release
Project name: Piha Domain Footbridge Construction
Project managers: TSE Group Ltd
Contractors: Fort Project Management Ltd
Contract number: PK 07030A
Contract Value: $700,000
Contract Period: April – July 2008