Latest section of Parnkalla Trail upgrade complete

COMPLETE: Port Lincoln Mayor Brad Flaherty admires the new shelter as part of the completed Parnkalla Trail stage near the fishing jetty.
COMPLETE: Port Lincoln Mayor Brad Flaherty admires the new shelter as part of the completed Parnkalla Trail stage near the fishing jetty.

Port Lincoln City Council is excited to see the completion of the latest section of the Parnkalla Trail through the Port Lincoln Wharf precinct, which was completed recently.

Work finished on the section of the trail from the grain silos to the fishing jetty on May 22, which includes new balustrades, fencing, footpath surfaces, street furniture and a shelter.

Local company Kym Clarke Constructions were the head contractor with Oxigen acting as landscape architects.

Port Lincoln City Council Mayor Brad Flaherty said the work completed looked "really impressive" and the whole wharf precinct project was a successful meshing of a recreational site with an industrial site.

"To successfully mesh these two diametrically opposed sites of an industrial site and a recreational walking site is a great achievement," he said.

Mr Flaherty said it was also great to see the old jetty pylons used in the project which connected the new look area to the past.

Interpretive signage is still to be installed.

The $1 million wharf project is partly funded by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure and is supported by Flinders Ports and Viterra.

The next stage of the project will be from the Troubridge ferry point to the Kirton Point refuelling wharf, which the council hopes will start later in the year.