Pelican jetty to receive a makeover

'L' shape Pelican jetty before closure

Refurbishment works at Pelican jetty will begin next week to create a safer area for fishing and will involve shortening the jetty while

maintaining its existing ‘L’ shape structure.

Council’s Manager Asset Management, Helen Plummer, said the rehabilitated jetty structure ensures the structural integrity of the infrastructure and improves lake access for both the boating community and recreational lake and foreshore users.

“Lake Macquarie residents love spending time on or near the water, which is why Council is committed to improving our ageing aquatic asset infrastructure through effective asset management and planning,” Ms Plummer said.

“Just last week, we re-opened Pelican Boat Ramp after a $1.2 million makeover, and over the next two years we will complete refurbishments of Speers Point, Wangi and Swansea jetties.”

The jetty at Pelican was partially closed in 2018 following inspections, which revealed some of the support piles towards the end of the jetty were no longer structurally sound.

The jetty is expected to re-open prior to the April school holidays.

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