Work to begin on all-abilities path at Scarness on Monday
AN ALL-abilities beach access path will be built at Scarness between Enzo's On The Beach cafe and the caravan park.
Fraser Coast Regional Council infrastructure, planning and delivery portfolio councillor Trevor McDonald said work on the new path would start on Monday, August 26, and take four weeks to complete, weather permitting.
"Concrete pathways will link the access to the existing foreshore shared walk/ cycleway as wall as the cafe, beach access stairs and beach shower," he said.
The council is also assessing quotes to replace the existing viewing platform on the western side of Scarness Jetty and remove the access ramp which was damaged by storms in 2004.
Under the project, the council said the damaged ramp and existing viewing platform would be removed so larger piers could be installed.
The 3.6m x 15.8m viewing platform will then be replaced with a 5m x 5m shade structure installed on the western end.
Beach stairs will also be installed on the eastern side of the jetty.