2001 Hutt River Floodplain Management Plan
2009 Hutt City Council ‘Making Places’ concepts
2012 Greater Wellington flood protection option development
2015 Greater Wellington flood protection option selected
2017 RiverLink preliminary design / Waka Kotahi Melling intersection indicative business case
2019 Waka Kotahi Melling transport improvements detailed business case
2019–2021 RiverLink pre-implementation planning & design; community engagement; business case
Mid 2021 RiverLink resource consent lodged
Late 2022 Design and construction contract awarded, detail design starts
2023 Construction starts
2024 Newly relocated Melling Station and pedestrian cycle bridge complete
2026 City centre streets, riverside renewal and revitalisation complete
2027 Melling interchange and construction complete