Wharf Cove tender awarded

Published on Friday, 3 November 2023 at 10:14:08 AM

The Shire of Murray has awarded Ciltech the tender for the design, demolition and construction of Wharf Cove jetty upgrades.


Shire of Murray President, Councillor David Bolt, said the upgrade is important to the growth of recreational boating within the Peel Region.


“The upgrades to Wharf Cove jetties will provide improved functionality and access to waterways,” said Councillor Bolt.


“The jetties will provide ample temporary berthing for power boats and improve accessibility for all kinds of boaters. Further upgrades to the footpath along the jetty will renew the promenade, making it a more user-friendly area with access to nearby restaurants, a tavern and playground,” added Councillor Bolt.


The two-stage project saw four floating finger jetties installed in Wharf Cove in 2022. With Ciltech appointed, the Shire hopes the final four jetties will be available for use in early 2024. The previous jetties were replaced due to wear and age so newer jetties also improve safety for all users.


The project is a major initiative of the Shire of Murray Council Plan and is supported by the Department of Transport (Marine) Recreational Boating Facilities Fund.


It falls within the Shire’s priority focus area of ‘Place’ and supports the community’s aspiration where Murray’s rural charm is preserved while we grow by embracing innovative urban design ideas.


More information and updates on the Wharf Cove upgrades can be found on the Shire of Murray website.

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