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The light rail construction process will involve several stages and work fronts. GoldLinQ will use a combination of communication methods - newspaper advertising, letter box drops and door knocking – including this website to ensure impacted residents, businesses and motorists can prepare, park and move within these key Gold Coast precincts during construction.

  1. GoldLinQ works

    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Elkhorn Avenue to Cavill Avenue Footpath Works - Updated 28 March 2014

    From Wednesday 2 April 2014, Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to traffic from Elkhorn Avenue to Cavill Avenue at 6:30pm each night to facilitate footpath construction.

    Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be reopened to southbound traffic each morning.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic from Elkhorn Avenue to Cavill Avenue from 6:30pm to 6:30am, Monday to Friday.
    • Southbound traffic will be detoured to the Gold Coast Highway at Elkhorn Avenue or the Esplanade at View Avenue to return to Surfers Paradise Boulevard.
    • Pedestrian and business access routes will be maintained around the construction area. Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times during construction as points of access, temporary closures and changes to traffic flow will occur.

    What to expect:

    • Construction of the footpath will be undertaken in three stages: 1. Raising or lowering pit lids where required and demolition of existing footpath pavement. 2. Pouring a base layer of concrete. 3. Laying the final pavers.
    • Heavy machinery, such as jack-hammering will be used to facilitate construction.
    • Installation of safety barriers and fencing to contain the construction area.
    • Construction noise, vibration and dust. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • Construction work will also be carried out between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night Works:

    • Night works will be required as part of these works to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarm

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    Updated
    28 March 2014 15:39
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    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Staghorn Avenue to Cypress Avenue Final Asphalting - Updated 28 March 2014

    From Wednesday 2 April 2014, works to install the final asphalt along Surfers Paradise Boulevard will occur from Staghorn Avenue to Cypress Avenue.

    To facilitate construction, a temporary road closure and intersection closures will occur each night from 6:30pm to 6:30am. These works are expected to take up to one week to complete.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic each night from Staghorn Avenue to Cypress Avenue (see map).
    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will re-open to southbound traffic each morning.
    • During night works the intersections at Staghorn Avenue and Palm Avenue will be closed.
    • During night works access to side streets will be maintained via the Gold Coast Highway and the Esplanade.
    • Local access for residents and businesses will be maintained. Traffic management will be on site to assist motorists and pedestrians.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times.
    • Pedestrian access routes will be maintained around the construction area. Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.

    What to expect:

    • Heavy machinery to facilitate construction activities.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration at times. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30pm and 6:30am, Sunday to Friday.  Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night works:

    • Night works are required to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarms to reduce noise.
    • Light towers will be placed to limit glare to nearby residences.

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    Updated
    28 March 2014 15:47
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    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Beach Road to Hamilton Avenue Final Asphalting - Updated 28 March 2014

    From Wesdnesday 2 April 2014, works to install the final asphalt along Surfers Paradise Boulevard will occur from Beach Road to Hamilton Avenue.

    To facilitate construction, a temporary road closure and intersection closures will occur each night from 6:30pm to 6:30am. These works are expected to take up to one week to complete.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic each night from Beach Road to Hamilton Avenue (see map).
    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will re-open to southbound traffic each morning.
    • During night works the intersections at Beach Road, Hanlan Street, Alison Street, Trickett Street, Laycock Street and Clifford Street will be closed.
    • During night works access to side streets will be maintained via the Gold Coast Highway and the Esplanade.
    • During night works local access to Alison Street and Appel Street will be maintained via Clifford Street under traffic control. Appel Street will become two-way during the temporary closure.
    • Local access for residents and businesses will be maintained. Traffic management will be on site to assist motorists and pedestrians.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times.
    • Pedestrian access routes will be maintained around the construction area. Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.

    What to expect:

    • Heavy machinery to facilitate construction activities.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration at times. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30pm and 6:30am, Sunday to Friday.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night works:

    • Night works are required to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarms to reduce noise.
    • Light towers will be placed to limit glare to nearby residences.

    Related Resources

    Updated
    28 March 2014 15:33
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    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Main Beach Parade to Staghorn Avenue Final Asphalting - Updated 2 April 2014

    From Wednesday 2 April 2014, works to install the final asphalt along Surfers Paradise Boulevard will occur from Main Beach Parade to Staghorn Avenue.

    To facilitate construction, a temporary road closure and intersection closures will occur each night from 6:30pm to 6:30am. These works are expected to take up to one week to complete.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic each night from Main Beach Parade to Staghorn Avenue (see map).
    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will re-open to southbound traffic each morning.
    • During night works the intersections at Main Beach Parade, Ocean Avenue and Pandanus Avenue will be closed.
    • During night works access to side streets will be maintained via the Gold Coast Highway and the Esplanade.
    • Local access for residents and businesses will be maintained. Traffic management will be on site to assist motorists and pedestrians.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times.
    • Pedestrian access routes will be maintained around the construction area. Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.

    What to expect:

    • Heavy machinery to facilitate construction activities.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration at times. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30pm and 6:30am, Sunday to Friday.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night works:

    • Night works are required to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarms to reduce noise.
    • Light towers will be placed to limit glare to nearby residences.

    Related Resources

    Updated
    2 April 2014 09:11
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    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Palm Avenue to Cypress Avenue Footpath Works - Updated 28 March 2014

    From Tuesday 1 April 2014, Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to traffic from Palm Avenue to Cypress Avenue for up to one week to facilitate footpath construction.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic from Palm Avenue to Cypress Avenue.
    • Southbound traffic will be detoured to the Gold Coast Highway or the Esplanade at Staghorn Avenue to return to Surfers Paradise Boulevard.
    • Local access for residents and businesses will be maintained via Palm Avenue.
    • Pedestrian and business access routes will be maintained around the construction area.
    • Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times during construction as points of access, temporary closures and changes to traffic flow will occur.

    What to expect:

    • Construction of the footpath will be undertaken in two stages. 1. Raising or lowering pit lids where required and demolition of existing footpath pavement. 2. Pouring a base layer of concrete.
    • Heavy machinery, such as jack-hammering will be used to facilitate construction.
    • Installation of safety barriers and fencing to contain the construction area.
    • Construction noise, vibration and dust. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night Works:

    • Night works will be required as part of these works to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarms to reduce noise.
    • Light towers will be placed to limit glare to nearby residences.

    Related Resources

    Updated
    28 March 2014 15:31
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Gold Coast Highway Night Works - Updated 2 April 2014

    From Monday 31 March, night works will occur between Fern Street and Pacific Fair Drive to facilitate underground service works within the track slab for up to four weeks, weather permitting. These works will be undertaken at night to minimise the impact on traffic and businesses.

    What to expect:

    • Construction will involve the use of heavy machinery, including saw cutting, jack hammering and excavators.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration will occur. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • Lane closures will occur around the work site.
    • Pedestrian access around the work area will be maintained.
    • Construction work will be carried out from 6:30pm to 6:30am, Sunday to Friday.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style reversing alarms to reduce noise.
    • Light towers will be placed to limit glare to nearby residences.

    Related Resources

    Updated
    2 April 2014 09:34
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    Surfers Paradise

    Surfers Paradise - Ocean Avenue to Staghorn Avenue Footpath Works - Updated 2 April 2014

    From Sunday 30 March 2014, Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to traffic each night from Ocean Avenue to Staghorn Avenue for up to two weeks to facilitate footpath construction.

    Traffic changes:

    • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be closed to all southbound traffic from Ocean Avenue to Staghorn Avenue.
    • Southbound traffic will be detoured to the Esplanade at Ocean Avenue to return to Surfers Paradise Boulevard via Staghorn Avenue.
    • Local access for businesses and residents will be maintained via Ocean Avenue (see map).
    • Pedestrian and business access routes will be maintained around the construction area. Temporary footpath closures near the active work area will occur and alternative routes will be signed.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times during construction as points of access, temporary closures and changes to traffic flow will occur.

    What to expect:

    • Construction of the footpath will be undertaken in three stages. 1. Raising or lowering pit lids where required and demolition of existing footpath pavement. 2. Pouring a base layer of concrete. 3. Laying the final pavers.
    • Heavy machinery, such as jack-hammering will be used to facilitate construction.
    • Installation of safety barriers and fencing to contain the construction area.
    • Construction noise, vibration and dust. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather conditions and construction constraints.

    Night Works:

    • Night works will be required as part of these works to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic.
    • During night works vehicles will use “quacker” (quieter) style rev

    Related Resources

    Updated
    2 April 2014 09:30