Building a cycle path – completion

The final phase in the cycle path construction was the road surfacing. This involved laying and rolling several tonnes of hot asphalt.

Hot asphalt going down

Hot asphalt going down

Steaming tarmac

Steaming tarmac

Whereas a normal road construction can be around 250mm thick and installed in several layers, the light duty cycle path surface was 60mm thick and in two layers.

Completed path

Completed path

The final process was the road markings where an unusual scene was depicted of a square wheeled bicycle being held up by an egyptian hieroglyphic bandit

Just square that wheel up and we're done ...

Just square that wheel up and we’re done …

"walk like a highway bandit"

“insert your own caption here”

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