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Gold Coast kids enjoy 10,664 books throughout summer

16 February 2017

More than 2000 Gold Coast children read 10,664 books over summer as part of the City Libraries’ Summer Reading Club.

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Road closures

Road closure - Tugun

Day 117 of 366

Streets affected: Tugun Street and Morshead Road (footpath and pedestrian bridge closure)

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Start date: 31 October 2016

End date: 31 October 2017           

Duration: Continuous

Reason: Upgrade and reconstruction of existing open channel

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 36 of 86

Streets affected: Thomas Drive East, Chevron Island (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum and verge/footpath closure) between Stanhill Drive and Gold Coast Highway

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Start date: 20 January 2017

End date: 15 April 2017          

Duration: 6am to 6pm for Day works & 7pm to 5am Night works

Reason: Bridge Maintenance

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Nerang

Day 32 of 32

Streets affected: Alexander Parade (lane closure) between Winderadeen Drive and Marlee Jane Close

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Start date: 24 January 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: 7am - 5pm

Reason: Install Streetbond coatings to roadway

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 25 of 25

Streets affected: 1/4 Parking Bay, Northern Side of Elkhorn Avenue (Parking lane closure) between Orchid Avenue and The Esplanade

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Start date: 30 January 2017

End date: 24 February 2017            

Reason: Urilift Toiet Installation and services upgrade along Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise

central

Road closures

road Closure - Broadbeach

Day 26 of 106

Streets affected: Surf Parade (full road closure ) between Victoria Avenue and Queensland Avenue

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Start date: 30 January 2017

End date: 15 May 2017

Duration: 6:30am - 5:30pm

Reason: Upgrading Road and Footpath

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Main Beach

Day 24 of 31

Streets affected: Seaworld Drive, in front of Sheraton Marage Resort (71 Seaworld Drive) (parking lane and lane closure)

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Start date: 1 February 2017

End date: 3 March 2017                 

Duration: 7am - 4pm

Reason: Rehabilitate/reline sewers in front of Sheraton Marina Mirage Resort

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Robina

Day 22 of 28

Streets affected: Cheltenam Drive (lane closure) between Robina Parkway and Thorngate Drive

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Start date: 02 Feburary 2017

End date: 02 March 2017

Duration: 9am - 2:30pm

Reason: Install streetbond coatings to roadway

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Southport

Day 19 of 21

Streets affected: Nerang Street Mall (Parking lane closure) between Scarborough Street and Gold Coast Highway

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Start date: 6 Feburary 2017

End date: 26 Feburary 2017         

Duration: 6:30am - 4pm

Reason: Install of electrical conduit, street lighting poles and street furniture

central

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Road Closure - Main Beach

Day 19 of 26

Streets affected:Main Beach Parade & Breaker Street (Full Road Closure, Footpath Closure and Parking lane closure) between Cable Street and End of the Road

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Start date: 6 February 2017

End date: 3 March 2017           

Duration: 7am - 5pm

Reason: WM Replacement - Construction Stage

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Yatala

Day 16 of 23

Streets affected: Stanmore Road (lane closure) between Link Drive and Ant Road

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Start date: 09 February 2017

End date: 03 March 2017

One day only between dates             

Duration: 7am - 4pm

Reason: Guardrail Repiar

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Main Beach

Day 15 of 22

Streets affected: Woodroffe Avenue (parking lane and verge/footpath closure ) between PAcific Street and Main Beach Parade

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Start date: 10 February 2017

End date: 3 Marach 2017

Duration: 7am - 5pm

Reason: WM Replacement

central

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Road Closure - Burleigh

Day 12 of 16

Streets affected: The Esplanade (Parking lane closure ) between Gold Coast Highway and First Avenue

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 28 February 2017

2 Days only between dates

Duration: Continuous (12am to 11:59pm)

Reason: Installation of Inground Sensors on both sides of the road

south

Road closures

road Closure - Broadbeach

Day 12 of 16

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway(verge/footpath closure only)

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 28 April 2017

Duration: 6am - 6pm

Reason: Construction of emergency storage for sewerage pump station

south

Road closures

road Closure - Burleigh Heads

Day 12 of 13

Streets affected: Kortum Drive (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum and Parking lane closure)

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Start date: 13 Feburary 2017

End date: 25 Feburary 2017           

Duration: 6:30am - 3:30pm

Reason: Reconstruct Pavement

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Coolangatta

Day 12 of 12

Streets affected: Coolangatta Road (lane closure) between Miles Street and Ocean Street

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

two days only between dates             

Duration: 9am - 3pm

Reason: Install Streetbond Coatings

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Currumbin Waters

Day 12 of 12

Streets affected: Guineas Creek Road (lane closure) between Aethalla Street and End of Road

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Two days only between dates             

Duration: 9am - 3pm

Reason: Install Streetbond Coatings

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Main Beach

Day 12 of 12

Streets affected: Intersection of Main Beach Parade and The Esplanade (parking lane and verge/footpath closure)

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: 9am - 2:30pm

Reason: CCTV Installation works

central

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Road Closure - Isle of Capri

Day 12 of 12

Streets affected: Salerno Street (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Fiesta Avenue and St Pauls Place

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Start date: 13 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017                 

Duration: 7pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing

all regions

Road closures

Road closure - Southport

Day 11 of 11

Streets affected: Intersection of High Street and Walton Street (full road closure local traffic access only, verge/footpath closure, partial lane closure and half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Scarbough Street and Wyndham Avenue

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Start date: 14 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: Continous

Reason: Water main replacement

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 10 of 31

Streets affected: Staghorn Avenue (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum, verge/footpath closure and parking lane closure) between The Esplanade and Surfers Paradise Boulevard

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Start date: 15 February 2017

End date: 17 March 2017                 

Duration: 6:30am - 5:30pm

Reason: Upgrading the existing street scaping adjacent to Focus Apartments in Staghorn Avenue

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Mermaid Waters

Day 10 of 14

Streets affected: Surfers Avenue (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Le Mans Drive and Northview Street

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Start date: 15 February 2017

End date: 28 February 2017

Two days between dates             

Duration: 7pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Currumbin

Day 9 of 12

Streets affected: James Street (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum)

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Start date: 16 February 2017

End date: 27 February 2017

Duration: 6:30am - 3:30pm

Reason: Construction of Kerb and Ashalt overlay

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Reedy Creek

Day 9 of 9

Streets affected: Old Coach Road (lane closure) between Kingsmore Boulevard and End of Street

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Start date: 16 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017                 

Duration: 9am - 2pm

Reason: Potholing

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 8 of 8

Streets affected: Intersection of The Esplanade and Ocean Avenue (parking lane and verge/footpath closure)

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Start date: 17 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017                   

Duration: 7am - 6pm

Reason: CCTV installation works

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Ashmore

Day 7 of 11

Streets affected: Intersection of Ashmore Road and Benowa Road (lane closure)

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Start date: 18 February 2017

End date: 28/02/2017                 

Duration: 7pm - 3am

Two days only between dates             

Reason: Linemarking

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Jacobs Well

Day 5 of 12

Streets affected: Roundabout at Jocobs Well (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Stapylton Jacobs Well Road, Hellmore Road and Pimpama Jacobs Well Road

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Start date: 20 February 2017

End date: 3 March 2017

Duration: 6am to 5pm

Reason: Beautification works and upgrades as part of the Commonwealth Games Works

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Southport

Day 5 of 19

Streets affected: Johnston Street (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Beale Stand, Price street and West Street

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Start date: 20 February 2017

End date: 10 March 2017                

Duration: 6:30am - 5pm

Reason: upgrade of kerb and channel plus pavement prepartion and resurfacing to the roadway

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Ashmore

Day 5 of 40

Streets affected: Industrail Avenue (half road closure with 2 minutes hold and release, footpath closure and parking bay closure) between Olsen Avenue and Enterprise Drive

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Start date: 20 February 2017

End date: 31 March 2017              

Duration: 7:30 am to 3:30pm

Reason: Training for Traffic Managment Implementation Course

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Pacific Pines

Day 5 of 5

Streets affected: Site 5437 Binstead Way and Mantra Way (lane closure)

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Start date: 20 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017 

Duration: 8:30am - 2:30pm

Reason: Re-cutting detector loops

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 5 of 5

Streets affected: 5141 Gold Coast Highway and Apell Park Pedestrian Crossing (single lane closures of a multi-lane road)

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Start date: 20 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: 7pm - 3am

Reason: Intersection upgrade civil will be vaccum excavating

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Coombabah

Day 4 of 39

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway (lane closure, verge/footpath closure and Parking lane) between Arundel Drive and Computer Street

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Start date: 21 February 2017

End date: 31 March 2017

Duration: 6am - 4pm

Reason: Bus Stop with Footpath and Kerb and Channel works             

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Nerang

Day 4 of 192

Streets affected: Boulton Drive from Train Station to Nerang Broadbeach Road then down to Lakeview Drive (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum and parking lane closure) between Boulton Drive and Lakeview Drive

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Start date: 21 February 2017

End date: 31 August 2017                 

Duration: 6:30am - 5pm

Reason: Construction of 3m share path for the Commonwealth Games Works

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 3 of 15

Streets affected: Hanlan Street & Beach Road (lane and verge/footpath closure) between The Esplanade and Remembrance Drive

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Start date: 22 February 2017

End date: 08 March 2017

Duration: 7am - 5am

Reason: Install flowstone tree pits as various locations on footpaths

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Burleigh Heads

Day 2 of 9

Streets affected: Kortum Drive (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Ramly Drive and West Burleigh Road

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Start date: 22 February 2017

End date: 3 March 2017           

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 2 of 44

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway (lane closure) between Ferny Avenue and Tedders Avenue

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Start date: 22 February 2017

End date: 7 April 2017

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Maintenance To Bridge Traffic Barriers

central

Road closures

Road Closure - Varisty Lakes

Day 2 of 16

Streets affected: Lowood Court (full road closure local traffic access only) between Christine Avenue and end of the culdesac

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Start date: 23 February 2017

End date: 10 March 2017

Duration: 7am - 11pm

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Tallai

Day 2 of 8

Streets affected: Tallai Road (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Cromwell Court and Mewsdale Road

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Start date: 23 February 2017

End date: 02 March 2017      

One day only between dates                  

Duration: 7am - 4pm

Reason: Guardrail repair

south

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Road Closure - Kirra

Day 2 of 2

Streets affected: 5170 Marine Parade and McClean Street (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum)

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Start date: 23 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017           

Duration: 6:30pm - 3am

Reason: Re-cutting detector loops

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Robina

Day 2 of 2

Streets affected: 5468 Robina Town Centre Drive at the Pedestrain Crossing (full road closure closure with detour in place and VMS boards)

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Start date: 23 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: 10:30pm - 3am

Reason: Civil electrical replacing detector loop at pedestrian crossing

south

Mosquito spraying

Mosquito/Midge spraying - Palm Beach

4.00am - 6.00am

Areas Affected:  Palm Beach

Mosquito/Midge spraying will be undertaken in this area on Friday 24 February 2017 from 4am to 6am for control of mosquitos and biting midges (weather permitting).

south

Road closures

Road Closure - Isle of Capri

7.00am - 4.00pm

Streets affected: Salerno Street Bridge (lane closure) between The Anglican Church and GIbraltar Drive

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Start date: 24 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017

Duration: 7am - 4pm

Reason: Emergency repair work to a Water Trunk Main

central

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Broadbeach

9.00am - 2.00pm

Streets affected: Hedges Avenue between Alexandra Avenue and Peerless Avenue

Cause: Replace hydrant

Ispot: 60678139

W/O: 60002751

Notif: 1000314886

central

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Upper Coomera

9.00am - 2.00pm

Streets affected: Charlies Crossing Road North, Sherman Drive, Amanda Street, David Street

Cause: Maintenance work on water main

Ispot: 60670861

W/O: 52008159

Notif: 1000298161

north

Road closures

Road Closure - Broadbeach

9.00am - 2.00pm

Streets affected: Hedges Avenue (half road closure with hold and release for two (2) minutes maximum) between Peerless Avenue and Alexandra Avenue

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Start date: 24 February 2017

End date: 24 February 2017           

Duration: 9am - 2:30pm

Reason: Replacement of broken Hydrant located in road

south

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Benowa

10.00am - 11.00am

Streets affected: Naranja Crescent

Cause: Repair water main

W/O: 60003082

Notif: 1000310530

north

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Coolangatta

10.00am - 11.59am

Streets affected: Marine Parade, Hill Street, Eden Avenue, Ward Street

Cause: Disconnection of service

Ispot:

W/O: 52008201

Notif: 1000307037

south

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Ashmore

11.00am - 12.30pm

Streets affected: Talofa Street

Cause: Repair water hydrant

W/O: 20298949

Notif: 1000315898

north

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Biggera Waters

12.00pm - 1.00pm

Streets affected: Okinya Street

Cause: Repair water hydrant

W/O: 20295055

Notif: 1000315507

north

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Parkwood

12.40pm - 1.10pm

Streets affected: Rebbechi Court

Cause: Repair water main

W/O: 20296369

Notif: 1000313110

north

Water and sewerage

Water interruption - Nerang

3.00pm - 4.00pm

Streets affected: Beaudesert Nerang Road between Birribi Avenue and The Avenue

Cause: Repair water hydrant

W/O: 20295417

Notif: 1000311672

north

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