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Stage two of Bee Gees Way approved by council, as Barry Gibb set to return to Redcliffe for unveiling of $2 million upgrade

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Stage two of Bee Gees Way approved by council, as Barry Gibb set to return to Redcliffe for unveiling of $2 million upgrade

Staff writers Redcliffe & Bayside Herald July 29, 2014 12:00AM

THE plans are under wraps, but Moreton Bay Regional Council mayor Allan Sutherland has confirmed stage two of Bee Gees Way will go ahead at a cost of $2 million. Cr Sutherland said even councillors had not seen the final plans for the next component of the popular tourist attraction which has been a boon for local business. Stage two is expected to be finished in February or March next year, but Bee Gees Way will have to close for three months, during the Christmas period, while work is completed. “We can’t leave it to the new year because of the weather,” Cr Sutherland said. He said Bee Gee Barry Gibb would again be integral to the project and had come up with some “fantastic suggestions”. Cr Sutherland said the pop superstar is again expected to visit Redcliffe when Bee Gees Way is reopened.
“He’s very creative and some of the suggestions he’s made we’ll definitely incorporate,” he said. The council’s plan is to take the landmark to another level without destroying the tranquillity of the display. A coy Cr Sutherland said work had been going on behind the scenes for quite a few months and there would be “quite a few surprises”. All will be revealed at the opening, and not before, he said. “Barry will come across (for the opening), whether he’s having a concert or not,” he said. “He’s
extremely excited about it.”


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