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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

    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.

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    Updated
    2 April 2014 09:34
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Gold Coast Highway Night Works - Updated 6 March 2014

    Night works to facilitate centre median and island works will occur at the intersections of Convention Centre, T E Peters Drive and Victoria Avenue from Monday 10 March for up to three weeks.

    Asphalting works will also occur at Broadbeach South Station.

    These works will be undertaken at night to minimise the impact on traffic and surrounding residents and businesses.

    What to expect:

    • Construction will involve the use of heavy machinery, including 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.
    • Vehicle access will be maintained at the intersections under traffic control.
    • Pedestrian access around the work area will be maintained.
    • Construction work will be carried out from 6:30pm to 6:30am, Monday to Saturday.
    • 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
    13 March 2014 09:43
  3. GoldLinQ works

    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Australia Avenue to Queensland Avenue Footpath Works - Updated 24 February 2014

    From Monday 24 February 2014, footpath and landscaping works will begin along the eastern side of the Gold Cosat Highway from Australia Avenue to Queensland Avenue.

    What will the final footpath look like?

    • Coloured concrete has been selected to blend in with the coastal environment of Broadbeach.
    • Existing trees will be maintained. Additional vegetation will be planted in some areas.

    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 the final concrete footpath
    • 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.
    • The majority of construction work will be carried out between 6:30am and 6:30pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • 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.
    • 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. Affected businesses and residents will be notified in advance of night works.
    • 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
    24 February 2014 14:23
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Elizabeth Avenue Traffic Signal Works - Updated 12 February 2014

    From 7:00pm Sunday 16 February to 6:30am Wednesday 19 February 2014, continuous works will occur at Elizabeth Avenue and the Gold Coast Highway intersection to facilitate traffic signal works.

    Traffic changes:

    • Elizabeth Avenue will be closed to right in and right out traffic movements (see map).
    • Left in and left out traffic movements will be maintained.
    • Southbound and northbound traffic will be maintained along the Gold Coast Highway.
    • The intersection will be managed under traffic control for the duration of works.
    • 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.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times during construction as points of access, temporary lane closures and changes to traffic flow will occur.

    What to expect:

    • Installation of safety barriers and fencing to contain the construction area and to assist traffic movement.
    • Construction will include the installation of traffic signals underground.
    • Heavy machinery, such as excavators to facilitate construction activities.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration at times. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • Timing of this work is subject to weather and construction conditions.

    Night works:

    • Night works will be required as part of these works.
    • 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
    12 February 2014 14:14
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Australia Avenue Bus Stop Permanent Closure - Updated 21 January 2014

    Permanent bus stop closure

    From Tuesday 4 February 2014, the Australia Avenue southbound bus stop on the Gold Coast Highway will be permanently closed. Passengers should make their way to the closest alternative stop located south on the Gold Coast Highway at Main Place Shopping Centre.

    Affected Routes

    Passengers travelling on 700, 702, 703, 706, 707, 709 and 745 are requested to use the closest alternative bus stop.

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    Updated
    21 January 2014 13:31
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Queensland Avenue to Victoria Avenue Footpath Works - Updated 28 January 2014

    From Wednesday 29 January 2014, footpath works will occur along the eastern side of the Gold Coast Highway from Victoria Avenue to Queensland Avenue adjacent to Main Place Shopping Centre. Works will occur in sections and will take up to one month to complete.

    Traffic changes:

    • The southbound slow lane of the Gold Coast Highway will be closed from 6:00am to 3:00pm, Monday to Saturday.
    • Southbound traffic on the Gold Coast Highway and two-way access into Main Place will be maintained.
    • Existing car parks on the western side of Main Place Shopping Centre will be closed in sections to complete the works (see map).
    • The Main Place bus stop will be maintained during construction.
    • Pedestrian and vehicle access for residents and businesses will be maintained during these works.
    • Alternative routes and redirections will be signed. Please drive to the conditions at all times.

    What to expect:

    • Installation of safety barriers and fencing to contain the construction area.
    • Heavy machinery, such as jack-hammering and excavation will be used to facilitate construction.
    • 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 may be required as part of these works to minimise the impact on businesses, pedestrians and traffic. Affected businesses and residents will be notified in advance of night works.
    • 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 January 2014 09:44
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    Broadbeach

    Broadbeach - Hooker Boulevard Night Works - Updated 28 January 2014

    Night works to install traffic signals and underground service works will occur at the intersection of Hooker Boulevard, Margaret Avenue and Gold Coast Highway intersection from Tuesday 28 January for up to two weeks.

    These works will be undertaken at night to minimise the impact on traffic and surrounding residents and businesses.

    What to expect:

    • Construction will involve the use of heavy machinery, including excavators.
    • Construction noise, dust and vibration will occur. Every effort will be made to minimise these impacts.
    • Single lane closures on the Gold Coast Highway will occur.
    • Vehicle access will be maintained at the intersection under traffic control.
    • Pedestrian access around the work area will be maintained.
    • Construction work will be carried out from 6:30pm to 6:30am, Sunday to Thursday.
    • 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 January 2014 09:44