Work under way to improve pedestrian and cycle paths in Hartlepool
Work is starting this week to improve more than two kilometres of paths in part of Hartlepool.
The scheme – which is expected to take around 15 weeks to complete – will see improved accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists on a number of paths in the new Bishop Cuthbert residential area.
The work – which is funded by the Tees Valley Combined Authority – will see a new surface laid and also an upgrade to two footbridges.
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Although access to the paths will be affected, the open grassed areas will mostly still be open for use.
Coun John Tennant, chairman of the council’s neighbourhood services committee, said: “This work will really improve accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists.”