Connectivity Improvements to the Port of Eden

Upgrades to key intersections and pedestrian links to improve an important link from the town to the Port of Eden.

Eden port, panarimic image.

Project Summary/background

The Connectivity Improvements to the Port of Eden project will improve the connectivity to and from the Port of Eden by upgrading key intersections and pedestrian links and providing a dedicated freight route around the CBD to the Port of Eden. It comprises four separate stages as outlined in Figure 1. These include;


Figure 1 - Eden Port Connectivity Upgrade overview
Map showring where each stage will be taking place.

Purpose and benefits

  • Better driver and pedestrian safety at the intersection of Imlay Street, Albert Terrace and Museum Street
  • New landscaping and seating to beautify public spaces and encourage people to use and enjoy them
  • New paths and road crossings to improve access for cyclists and pedestrians
  • Replacement of a road surface that has reached the end of its life
  • Clear and attractive signage, guiding visitors to enjoy all that Eden has to offer
  • An economic boost for Eden through the employment of local contractors.


The project value is $3.3m and is fully funded via state and federal funding programs

  • Federal: Building Better Regions Fund $1,600,000
  • State: Restart NSW $1,695,900

Who can I speak to:

  • Andrew Stewart
    Project Manager
    Bega Valley Shire Council
    Phone: (02) 6499 2222

Connection to Council's Community Strategic Plan

This project is connected to Council's Community Strategic Plan through Outcome 1: Active and Health Communities, Outcome 5: Connected Communities and  Outcome 6: Strong, Consultative Leadership and, under these outcomes, Goals 2, 10 and 11 specifically.

  • Goal 2: We are an active, healthy community with access to good quality recreation and sporting facilities, and medical health care.

  • Goal 10: We have a network of good quality roads, footpaths and cycleways connecting communities throughout the Shire and beyond.

  • Goal 11: We are an informed and engaged community with a transparent, consultative and responsive Council.

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