Getting to the Mayflower Mall/Big Box area by bicycle has been a major problem for cyclists trying to negotiate Welton St. The Spar Road bike lanes provide a great option to get there safely and securely. The design includes a deke off the road to take cyclists safely over the train tracks at a 90 degree angle. These oblique tracks had functioned as wheel-catchers, causing numerous cycling accidents over the last few years.
Other great news was that the province will be including AT overpasses in the design of the new roundabout which will replace the mess of an intersection that currently exists at the conjunction of Spar Road, Grand Lake Road, and the 125 Bypass.
With planning ongoing for a bike lane from Reserve to