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Youngest cyclists learn how to share the road

25 August 2016

Share the road - that’s today’s theme for Queensland Road Safety Week, a Queensland Government initiative proudly supported by the City.

Deputy Mayor Donna Gates met some of the city’s youngest ...

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Alerts - 36 today

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Road closures

Road closure - Stapylton

Day 298 of 304

Streets affected: Burnside Road (half road closure) between Christensen Road and Eastern Service Road

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Start date: 2 November 2015

End date: 31 August 2016

Duration: 6.30am - 4.30pm

Reason: Tree removal

north

Road closures

Road closure - Robina

Day 122 of 229

Streets affected: Corner Christine Avenue and Scottsdale Drive (lane, shoulder and footpath closure - one trafficable lane in all four directions to be maintained at all times)

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Start date: 26 April 2016

End date: 10 December 2016       

Duration: 6.30am - 5pm

Reason: Major intersection upgrade works

south

Road closures

Road closure - Main Beach

Day 86 of 109

Streets affected: Main Beach Parade (Parking lane and verge/footpath closure) between Ferny Avenue and Breaker Street

 

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Start date: 31 May 2016

End date: 17 September 2016                    

Duration: continuously

Reason: Reconstruction of seawall

central

Road closures

Road closure - Currumbin

Day 65 of 80

Streets affected: Duringan Street (footpath closure) between Michel Drive and Thrower Drive

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Start date: 22 June 2016

End date: 9 September 2016                    

Duration: 6am - 5pm

Reason: Bridge construction

south

Road closures

Road closure - Currumbin

Day 65 of 80

Streets affected: Duringan Street (footpah closure) between Michel Drive and Thrower Drive

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Start date: 22 June 2016

End date: 9 September 2016        

Duration: 6am - 5pm

Reason: Ingress / egress of trucks to site for bridge construction

south

Road closures

Road closure - Mermaid Beach

Day 59 of 95

Streets affected: Heron Avenue (Full road closure, half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum and verge/footpath closure) between Gold Coast Highway and Dolphin Avenue

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Start date: 28 June 2016

End date: 30 September 2016  

Duration: Continuous

Reason: Stormwater upgrade

south

Road closures

Road closure - Broadbeach

Day 58 of 61

Streets affected: Intersection of Margaret Avenue and Surf Parade (lane closure and verge/footpath closure) between Charles Avenue and George Avenue

 

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Start date: 28 June 2016

End date: 28 August 2016                    

Duration: 10am - 5am

Reason: Investigation of existing services for an upgrade project.

south

Road closures

Road closure - Burleigh Heads

Day 46 of 78

Streets affected: Sharscay Reserve (close) off Wonga Street (footpath closure only) between Sirec Way and Sharscay Close

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Start date: 11 July 2016

End date: 26 September 2016

Duration: 7am to 5pm

Reason: Pressure reducing valve and cabinet to be constructed within Sharscay Reserve off from the existing footpath

south

Road closures

Road closure - Broadbeach

Day 38 of 44

Streets affected: Intersection First Avenue and Old Burleigh Road (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum, verge/footpath and parking lane closure)

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Start date: 19 July 2016

End date: 31 August 2016                     

Duration: 6.30am - 5.30pm

Reason: Reconstruction and upgrade of the intersection

south

Road closures

Road closure - Mermaid Beach

Day 30 of 31

Streets affected: Sovereign Drive (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum and verge closure) between Kurrawa Avenue and end of drive

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Start date: 27 July 2016

End date: 26 August 2016                     

Duration: Continuous

Reason: Stormwater upgrade

south

Road closures

Road closure - Ashmore

Day 29 of 35

Streets affected: Industrial Avenue (half road closure with hold and release, parking lane with contra flow and verge/footpath closure) between Olsen Avenue and Enterprise Street

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Start date: 28 July 2016

End date: 31 August 2016                     

Duration: 7.30am - 3.30pm

Reason: Training for Traffic Management Implementation Cousre

central

Road closures

Road closure - Broadbeach

Day 25 of 141

Streets affected: Surf Parade (full road closure local traffic access only) between Victoria Avenue and Queensland Avenue

 

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Start date: 1 August 2016

End date: 19 December 2016

Duration: Continuous

Reason: Road pavement upgrades underground services upgrade works

central

Road closures

Road closure - Upper Coomera

Day 25 of 32

Streets affected: Turnbull Drive (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Kumnick Street and Billinghurst Crescent

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Start date: 1 August 2016

End date: 1 September 2016

Duration: 6:30am - 5pm

Reason: Road reconstruction                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Mermaid Beach

Day 18 of 26

Streets affected: Petrel Avenue (full road closure - detours designated to provide access around affected area) between Surf Street and Seashell Avenue

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Start date: 8 August 2016

End date: 2 September 2016

Duration: Continuous

Reason: Pipe jacking to install new stormwater pipe network

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Road closures

Road closure - Mermaid Waters

Day 18 of 18

Streets affected: Intersection Sunshine Boulevard and Oceanic Dive (lane and shoulder closure)

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Start date: 8 August 2016

End date: 25 August 2016

One day only between dates             

Duration: 9am - 2.30pm

Reason: Connection change over to new CCTV network

south

Road closures

Road closure - Southport

Day 17 of 18

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway and Nerang Street (lane closure) between Gold Coast Highway and Marine Parade

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Start date: 9 August 2016

End date: 26 August 2016                

Duration: 7pm - 3am

Reason: Replacement of traffic signal detector loops

central

Road closures

Road closure - Coolangatta

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Intersection of Tweed Street and Garrick Street (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Rutledge Street and McLean Street

 

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Start date: 15 August 2016

End date: 29 August 2016

Duration: 7:30am - 4pm

Reason: Guardrail upgrade works                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Ashmore

Day 11 of 47

Streets affected: Ashmore Road (lane closure) between Benowa Road and Upton Street

 

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Start date: 15 August 2016

End date: 30 September 2016                  

Duration: 9am - 2:30pm and 8pm to 6am

Reason: Survey works 

central

Road closures

Road closure - Southport

Day 10 of 11

Streets affected: Intersection Parklands Drive and Engineering Drive (shoulder and bus stop closure) 

 

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Start date: 16 August 2016

End date: 26 August 2016                    

Duration: 1am - 4am

Reason: CCTV installation

south

Road closures

Road closure - Ashmore

Day 10 of 15

Streets affected: Mingaletta Drive (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Cotlew Street and Kallaroo Street

                   

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Start date: 16 August 2016

End date: 30 August 2016

Duration: 7am - 6pm

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Robina

Day 10 of 11

Streets affected: Robina Parkway and Laver Drive (shoulder closure)

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Start date: 16 August 2016

End date: 26 August 2016       

Duration: 7am - 5pm

Reason: CCTV installation

south

Road closures

Road closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 10 of 15

Streets affected: Garfield Terrace and Fern Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Frederick Street and Old Burleigh Road

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Start date: 16 August 2016

End date: 30 August 2016

Duration: 7pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works

central

Road closures

Road closure - Helensvale

Day 8 of 15

Streets affected: Riverdowns Crescent (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Dawson Court and Nymboida Court

             

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Start date: 18 August 2016 

End date: 1 September 2016

Duration: 7am - 6pm

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Broadbeach

Day 7 of 14

Streets affected: Old Burleigh Road (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between First Avenue and Broadbeach Boulevard

        

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Start date: 18 August 2016

End date: 1 September 2016

Duration: 7pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Tallebudgera

Day 4 of 7

Streets affected: 229 Trees Road (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Kooringal Court and end of road

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Start date: 22 August 2016

End date: 28 August 2016                          

Duration: 7am - 4pm

One (1) day only between dates

Reason: Installation of new water service and conduits

south

Bushfires

Bushfire hazard reduction burn - Numinbah Conservation Area

Day 4 of 4

Streets/area affected: Numinbah Conservation Area Chester's Road Numinbah Valley

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Start 8.00am, Monday 22 August (weather permitting)
End  5.00pm, Thursday 25 August
Duration: Four days

In partnership with Queensland Fire & Emergency Service, the City will door knock residents adjoining burn locations to provide information regarding bushfire protection and preparedness leading into this year’s fire season. Minimal disruption to residents is expected.Residents with health issues associated with smoke are encouraged to contact the City’s Natural Areas Management Unit on 07 5581 6984.

For more information on the scheduled hazard reduction burn program, visit the Gold Coast Rural Fire Brigade Group website.

hinterland

Road closures

Road closure - Upper Coomera

Day 3 of 11

Streets affected: Reserve Road (lane closure) between Weir Drive and Heathwood Drive

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Start date: 22 August 2016

End date: 2 September 2016             

Duration: 7pm - 5am

Reason: Mobile pavement data collection

central

Road closures

Road closure - Southport

Day 2 of 17

Streets affected: Kumbari Avenue and Musgrave Avenue (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Kumbari Crescent and Botanical Drive

 

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Start date: 23 August 2016

End date: 9 September 2016

Duration: 7pm - 12am

Reason: Installation of CCTV equipment                  

central

Beach closures and water quality issues

CAUTION - Rainfall affects recreational water quality

Day 1 of 4

Some swimming areas may have been affected by pollution from stormwater run-off due to the recent heavy rainfall across the Gold Coast.

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Residents are reminded that rainfall often collects pollutants from streets, gardens and farms, before it is flushed into our ocean and rivers via the storm water system. Stormwater run-off can increase pathogen levels in the water and make it unsafe for swimming. Popular swimming locations, such as swimming enclosures, rivers, lakes, creeks and beaches – particularly those near stormwater outlets – are sometimes affected.

As a precaution always avoid swimming:

  • one (1) day after heavy rainfall at open beaches
  • three (3) days after heavy rainfall at river and estuarine locations
  • in water that looks discoloured, murky, or smells unpleasant
  • near stormwater drains.

The City will continue to monitor sites across the Gold Coast.

For more information visit our Recreational water quality web page

all regions

Road closures

Road closure - Helensvale

Day 1 of 14

Streets affected: Siganto Drive (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Saltwater Avenue and Grey Gum Street

                 

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Start date: 24 August 2016

End date: 7 September 2016

Duration: 7pm - 5am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works                      

central

Road closures

Road closure - Mermaid Beach

Day 1 of 14

Streets affected: Rio Vista Boulevard (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Cesnock Close and Volante Crescent

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Start date: 24 August 2016

End date: 7 September 2016

Duration: 7pm - 5am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works                      

central

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Broadbeach

Day 2 of 2

Streets affected: Surf Parade, Main Parade

Cause: Work on water network

iSpot: 57411087

W/O: 52007574

Notif: 1000254985

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Start time and date: 11.00pm, 24 August 2016

End time and date: 04.00am, 25 August 2016

south

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Southport

8.15am - 8.45am

Streets affected: Harcourt Crescent

Cause: Repair water service

W/O: 20251964

Notif: 1000256566

north

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Southport

11.30am - 1.30pm

Streets affected: Kuranga Avenue

Cause: Repair water main

W/O: 20252038

Notif: 1000256625

north

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Nerang

11.45am - 1.00pm

Streets affected: Coomville Crescent, Ludong Street

Cause: Renew water service

W/O: 20252003

Notif: 1000256586

north

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption Surfers Paradise

1.33pm - 2.33pm

Streets affected: Gibraltar Drive

Cause: Repair water main

Notif. 1000256273

W/O. 20251369

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