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Temporary Road Closure - Reedy Creek

Day 356 of 483

Streets affected: Old Coach Road (half road closure with hold and release and/or portable traffic lights) between Kingsmore Boulevarde and Tallebudgera Creek Road

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Start date: 1 February 2019

End date: 29 May 2020

Duration 1: 6:30am – 6:30pm (Hold and Release)

Duration 2: 6:30pm - 6:30am (Portable Traffic Lights)

Reason: Old Coach Road upgrade including major earthworks and realignment project

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Temporary Road Closure - Yatala

Day 237 of 357

Streets affected: Pearson Road between Darlington Drive and Computer Road (shoulder, half road, full road, verge/footpath closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum)

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Also affected: Link Drive, Dixon Street

Start date: 1 June 2019

End date: 22 May 2020

Duration 1: 12am – 11:59pm (Full Road Closure)

Duration 2: 6:30am - 6:30pm (Half Road with Hold and Release)

Reason: Upgrading of existing road infrastructure at the intersection

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Temporary Road Closure - Surfers Paradise

Day 158 of 551

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway (lane, shoulder, verge/footpath closure) between Clifford Street and Aubrey Street

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Also affected: Markwell Avenue (full road closure - Western side of Remembrance Drive) between Remembrance Drive and End of road

Also affected: Via Roma (lane, verge/footpath, parking lane closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Remembrance Drive and St Pauls Place

Start date: 19 August 2019

End date: 19 February 2021

Duration 1: 9am – 3pm (Gold Coast Highway)

Duration 2: 8pm - 5am (Markwell Avenue)

Duration 3: 12am - 11:59pm (Via Roma)

Reason: To facilitate the construction works on the Isle of Capri Decongestion Project

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 150 of 339

Streets affected: Dreamworld Parkway (lane closure) between Nells Court and Tamborine Oxenford Road

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 150 of 339

Streets affected: Dreamworld Parkway (lane closure) between Nells Court and Tamborine Oxenford Road

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 150 of 339

Streets affected: Dreamworld Parkway (lane closure) between Nells Court and Tamborine Oxenford Road

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 143 of 332

Streets affected: Old Pacific Highway (lane closure) between Tamborine Oxenford Road and Watersports Lane

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 143 of 332

Streets affected: Old Pacific Highway (lane closure) between Global Plaza and Tamborine Oxenford Road

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Helensvale

Day 143 of 332

Streets affected: Dreamworld Parkway (lane closure) between Nells Court and Tamborine Oxenford Road

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Start date: 26 August 2019

End date: 30 July 2020

Duration: 8pm - 5am

Reason: Exit 57 /Tamborine Oxenford Road upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Varsity Lakes

Day 123 of 124

Streets affected: Christine Avenue (lane closure) between Bridgewater Drive and Gold Coast Highway

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Start date: 23 September 2019

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 9am - 4pm (9am-2.30pm during school term)

Reason: Mobile pavement data collection and pit installation

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Temporary Road Closure - Stapylton

Day 81 of 117

Streets affected: Burnside Road between Prairie Road and Rossmanns Road and also Christensen Road between Burnside Road and end of road (verge/footpath, shoulder, and half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum)

 

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Start date: 4 November 2019 and 20 December 2019

End date: 6 January 2020 and 28 February 2020

Duration: 7.00am 5.00pm

Reason: To facilitate civil works

 

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Temporary Road Closure Ashmore

Day 67 of 103

Streets affected: Ashmore Road, Freda Street and Glenmore Drive (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between:

1. Tannock Street and Reed Street

2. Ashmore Road and Girral Avenue

3. Ashmore Road and Ainsley Avenue

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Start date: 18 November & 6 January 2020

End date: 20 December 2019 & 28 February

Duration: 6.30am - 5.30pm

Reason: Intersection upgrade (no works during christmas period)

central

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Temporary Road Closure Pimpama

Day 65 of 73

Streets affected: Yawalpah Road and Kerkin Road South (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between:

1. Cunningham Drive and Wallaby Way

Yawalpah Road and Sibly Street

 

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Start date: 20 November 2019

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm (various start and finish times between period)

Reason: Sewer main, shoulder filling, water main and tunnel bore works

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Temporary Road Closure Biggera Waters

Day 60 of 87

Streets affected: Marine Parade (lane closure) between Central Street and Whiting Street

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Start date: 25 November 2019

End date: 19 February 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Ingress and egress of trucks to development site

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Temporary Road Closure Application Currumbin Waters

Day 53 of 76

Streets affected: Station Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Currumbin Creek Road and Jewel Street

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Start date: 2 December 2019

End date: 15 February 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Stormwater drainiage pipeline installation

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Temporary Road Closure Coolangatta

Day 45 of 92

Streets affected: Coyne Street (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Musgrave Street and Winston Street

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Start date: 10 December 2019

End date: 10 March 2019

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: To facilitate a safe work environment

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Temporary Road Closure Application Ormeau Hills

Day 34 of 183

Streets affected: Dalma Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Tillyroen Road and end of road

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Start date: 21 December 2019

End date: 20 June 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Stormwater connection for new development

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Temporary Road Closure Application Ormeau Hills

Day 34 of 183

Streets affected: Dalma Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Tillyroen Road and end of road

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Start date: 21 December 2019

End date: 20 June 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Stormwater connection for new development

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Temporary Road Closure Application Yatala

Day 23 of 52

Streets affected: Darlington Drive and Dixon Street (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between:

1. Dixon Street and Elderslie Road / Cuthbert Drive         

2. Darlington Drive and Culdesac

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Start date: 1 January 2020

End date: 21 February 2020

Duration: 12am - 11.59pm

Reason: Public utility maintenance

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Temporary Road Closure Application Kirra

Day 18 of 26

Streets affected: Marine Parade (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Mclean Street and Rutledge Street          

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Start date: 6 January 2020

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Kirra boardwalk upgrade

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Temporary Road Closure Application Pimpama

Day 18 of 61

Streets affected: Rifle Range Road (Reduced lanes) between :

1. Bull Road and The Heights Boulevard

2. Rifle Range Road and Hill Drive

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Start date: 6 January 2020

End date: 6 March 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6pm

Reason: Maintenance cleaning and CCTV of gullies

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Temporary Road Closure Application Surfers Paradise

Day 18 of 61

Streets affected: Kalyan Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Stanhill Drive and Parneno Street

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Start date: 6 January 2020

End date: 6 March 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: To facilitate the use of crane lifts to upper levels

central

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Temporary Road Closure Application Labrador

Day 18 of 76

Streets affected: Baker Avenue (half road closure with hold and release for 2 minutes maximum) between Frank Street and Proud Street

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Start date: 6 January 2019

End date: 21 March 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: To facilitate construction related activities

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Temporary Road Closure Application Surfers Paradise

Day 18 of 54

Streets affected: Gold Coast Highway (single lane closures of a multi-lane road - at least one lane in both directions along Gold Coast Highway to be trafficable at all times) between Tedder Avenue and Ferny Avenue

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Start date: 6 January 2020

End date: 28 February 2020

Duration: 7am - 2.30pm

Reason: Bridge railing maintenance and kerb repair

central

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Temporary Road Closure Application Runaway Bay

Day 18 of 55

Streets affected: Morala Avenue (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Lae Drive and Simbai Street

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Start date: 6 January 2020

End date: 29 February 2020

Duration: 7am - 4pm

Reason: Intersection upgrade

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Temporary Road Closure Application Burleigh Heads

Day 16 of 24

Streets affected: East Street (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between West Street and Era Avenue

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Start date: 8 January 2020

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 5pm

Reason: Replace kerb and channel

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Temporary Road Closure - Mermaid Waters

Day 11 of 19

Streets affected: Rio Vista Boulevarde (full road closure local traffic access only) between Hooker Boulevarde and Lakeview Boulevarde

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Also affected: Hooker Boulevarde (lane closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Manapouri Street and Sunshine Boulevarde

Start date: 13 January 2020

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6:30am – 6:30pm

Reason: Pavement resurfacing

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Temporary Road Closure Application Labrador

Day 11 of 19

Streets affected: Muir Street (full road closure local traffic access only) between Whiting Street and Gordon Street

Streets affected: Imperial Parade ( half road closure with traffic control - expect delays) between Coral Avenue and Frank Street

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Start date: 13 January 2020

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Stormwater pipe upgrade works

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Temporary Road Closure Application Palm Beach

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Townson Avenue (full road closure local traffic access only) between Nineteenth Avenue and Barracuda Court

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Start date: 13 January 2020

End date: 27 January 2020

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works

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Temporary Road Closure Application Mermaid Waters

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Rio Vista Boulevard (full road closure local traffic access only) between Hooker Boulevard and Lakeview Boulevard

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Start date: 13 January 2020

End date: 27 January 2020 (3 shifts only)

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Pavement resurfacing

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Temporary Road Closure Application Bundall

Day 11 of 15

Streets affected: Ashmore Road (Reduced lanes) between Upton Street and Bundall Road

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Start date: 13 January 2020

End date: 27 January 2020

(2 shifts within approved dates)

Duration: 7pm - 5am

Reason: Replace LED lantern on light pole in centre of roundabout

central

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Temporary Road Closure Application Runaway Bay

Day 10 of 23

Streets affected: Morala Avenue (full road closure local traffic access only) between Lae Drive and Simbai Street

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Start date: 13 January 2020 - End date: 15 January 2020

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Start date: 3 February 2020 - End date: 5 February 2020

Duration: 10pm - 5am

Reason: Intersection upgrade

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Temporary Road Closure Application Chevron Island

Day 9 of 17

Streets affected: Thomas Drive (Reduced lanes) between Mawarra Street and Burra Street

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Start date: 15 January 2020

End date: 31 January 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 4pm

Reason: Installation of City way finding signs

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Temporary Road Closure Application Southport

Day 6 of 8

Streets affected: Olympic Circuit (full road closure local traffic access only) between Pirelli Street and Firestone Street

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Start date: 18 January 2020

End date: 25 January 2020 (1 day only)

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Installation of tower crane

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Temporary Road Closure Application Mermaid Waters

Day 5 of 9

Streets affected: Oceanic Drive and Sunshine Boulevard (Reduced lanes) between :

1. Sunshine Boulevard and Launch Road

2. Karbunya Street and Pacific Avenue

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Start date: 19 January 2020

End date: 27 January 2020

Duration: 7pm - 4am

Reason: Loop cutting works for traffic signals

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Temporary Road Closure - Yatala

Day 4 of 10

Streets affected: Elderslie Road Access Road (full road closure local traffic access only) between Hovey Road and Stanmore Road

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Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 29 January 2020

Duration: 6:30am – 5pm

Reason: To facilitate road rehabilitation and reseal

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Temporary Road Closure Application Southport

Day 4 of 61

Streets affected: Eugaree Street and Ward Street (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between :

1. Ward Street and Nerang Street

2. Eugaree Street and Pohlman Street

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Start date: 20 January 2020

End date: 20 March 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: New sewer and stormwater connection

central

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Temporary Road Closure - Kingsholme

Day 3 of 30

Streets affected: Upper Ormeau Road (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Hideaway Road and Boral Quarry Access Road

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 19 February 2020

Duration: 6:30am – 5pm

Reason: To facilitate road repairs and gravel overlay

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Temporary Road Closure Application Nerang

Day 3 of 4

Streets affected: Nerang Street (Reduced lanes) between Ferry Street and Short Street

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 7am - 3pm

Reason: Borehole investigations (geotechnical)

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Temporary Road Closure Application Ashmore

Day 3 of 4

Streets affected: The Crescent (half road closure with traffic control - expect delays) between Heeb Street and Hillview Parade

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 7am - 3pm

Reason: Borehole investigations (geotechnical)

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Temporary Road Closure Application Parkwood

Day 3 of 4

Streets affected: Henry Cotton Drive (half road closure with traffic control - expect delays) between Stanton Court and Longcove Place

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 7am - 3pm

Reason: Borehole investigations (geotechnical)

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Temporary Road Closure Application Ormeau Hills

Day 3 of 9

Streets affected: Tillyroen Road and Dalma Street (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between:

1. Ormeau Ridge Road and McCreadie Road

2. Tillyroen Road and end of road

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 29 February 2020

Duration: 9am - 2.30pm

Reason: Stormwater connection for new development

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Temporary Road Closure - Molendinar

Day 3 of 31

Streets affected: Manufacturer Drive between Production Avenue and Energy Crescent; Production Avenue between Export Drive and Activity Crescent (verge/footpath, half road closure with traffic control – expect delays)

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 20 February 2020

Duration: 9am – 2:30pm

Reason: Guardrail works

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Temporary Road Closure Application Varsity Lakes

Day 2 of 14

Streets affected: Christine Avenue (Reduced lanes) between Bayswater Avenue and Regensberg Close

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 4 February 2020

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Pavement resurfacing

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Temporary Road Closure Application Varsity Lakes

Day 2 of 14

Streets affected: Bridgewater Drive (full road closure local traffic access only) between Acklin Way and Christine Avenue

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 4 February 2020

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Pavement resurfacing

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Temporary Road Closure Application Carrara

Day 2 of 14

Streets affected: Pappas Way (full road closure local traffic access only) between Greenbank Circuit and Neilsens Road

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Start date: 21 January 2020

End date: 4 February 2020

Duration: 6pm - 6am

Reason: Asphalt resurfacing works

central

Mosquito spraying

Mosquito Larviciding Aerial Treatment – Arundel, Coombabah, Coomera Waters, Pimpama, Jacobs Well, Rocky Point, Helensvale, Hope Island, Oyster Cove, Coombabah Lake & The Bay Islands

Day 2 of 2

Areas affected: Arundel, Coombabah, Coomera Waters, Pimpama, Jacobs Well, Rocky Point, Helensvale, Hope Island, Oyster Cove, Coombabah Lake & The Bay Islands

 

all regions

Road closures

Temporary Road Closure Application Broadbeach

Day 2 of 92

Streets affected: Chelsea Avenue (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Gold Coast Highway and Surf Parade

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Start date: 22 January 2020

End date: 22 April 2020

Duration: 6.30am - 6.30pm

Reason: Safe movement of construction related vehicles and deliveries

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Temporary Road Closure Application Southport

Day 2 of 3

Streets affected: Little High Street (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Nerang Street and Queen Street

 

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Start date: 22 January 2020

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 7am - 6pm

Reason: Civil works

central

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Temporary Road Closure - Runaway Bay

Day 2 of 32

Streets affected: Lae Drive between Bayview Street and Entrance to Runaway Bay Shopping Centre (bike lane, verge/footpath, parking lane/bays, lane closure)

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Also affected: Lae Place between Markham Avenue and Bayview Street

Also affected: Bayview Street between Lae Drive and Jennifer Avenue

Start date: 22 January 2020

End date: 22 February 2020

Duration: 8am – 2:30pm

Reason: Guardrail works

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Temporary Road Closure Application Gaven

Day 2 of 32

Streets affected: Banyula Drive (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Cockatoo Court and Arjuna Way

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Start date: 22 January 2020

End date: 22 February 2020

Duration: 8am - 4pm

Reason: Guardrail works

hinterland

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Surfers Paradise

Day 2 of 2

Streets affected: Stanhill Drive, Dalpura Street, Burra Street
Cause: Repair water main
W/O: 20566118
 

central

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Tugun

12.30am - 4.00am

Streets affected: O'Connor Street

Cause: Water main shutdown for hydrant repair

W/O: 20556640

Notif: 1000634929

south

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Arundel

4.15am - 12.00pm

Streets affected: Serene Court, Kylie Street,
Cause: Repair water main
W/O: 20566122

central

Water and sewerage

Water Interruption - Miami

9.00am - 2.00pm

Streets affected: Evandale Crescent

Cause: Install water valve

W/O: 60007485

Notif: 1000634855

south

Road closures

Temporary Road Closure Application Upper Coomera

Day 1 of 2

Streets affected: Abraham Road (half road closure with traffic control – expect delays) between Aviation Avenue and Wings Road

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Start date: 23 January 2020

End date: 24 January 2020

Duration: 9am - 2.30pm

Reason: Pavement investigation services

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