Locals to prep for last round of GC2018 road closures

Gold Coast residents have been advised to plan ahead for the last, and possibly most significant, morning of road closures for Commonwealth Games events.

RACQ’s Lucinda Ross has warned marathon runners would hit the streets Sunday morning and road closures would be in place from Runaway Bay to Burleigh Heads.

“Spectators and locals should make themselves aware of changes to traffic conditions and the public transport network,” Ms Ross said.

“Road closures will begin just after midnight Sunday morning, however traffic restrictions will be in place from Saturday evening.

“From 6pm Saturday cars parked along the marathon course, or in the first 20m of adjacent streets, will be towed.

“We’re urging locals not to get complacent – while the course is similar to the annual Gold Coast marathon, extra security will be in place so don’t get caught out.

“If you live near the marathon course and park on the street outside, double check if you’ll be affected before leaving your vehicle there Saturday night.”

Ms Ross urged locals to head down and be part of the celebrations for the final day of the Games.

“There’ll be plenty of opportunities to see the athletes along the 42km course,” she said.

“Walking and cycling will be the best way to view the race and to travel around the area Sunday with pedestrian access remaining open along the course.”

Road closures for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games marathon:

Suburb Road closed Between Closed from Re-opens
Runaway Bay Bayview St Lee Road & Ocean St 12.30am 10.30am
Biggera Waters Marine Parade Ocean St & Brisbane Rd 12.30am 10.30am
Labrador Brisbane Rd Gold Coast Hwy & Turpin Rd 12.30am 10.30am
Labrador Gold Coast Highway Brisbane Rd & Broad St 12.30am 1.00pm
Labrador Frank St Broad St & Marine Pde 12.30am 1.00pm
Labrador Marine Parade Broad St & Frank St 12.30am 1.00pm
Southport Marine Parade Frank St & Stevens St 12.30am 1.00pm
Southport Gold Coast Highway Stevens St & North St 12.30am 1.00pm
Southport Gold Coast Highway North St & Ada Bell Way 12.30am 1.00pm
Southport Gold Coast Highway Sundale Bridge (Ada Bell Way to Tedder Ave) 12.30am 12.00pm
Main Beach Waterways Drive Gold Coast Highway & MacArthur Pde 12.30am 12.30pm
Main Beach Main Beach Parade Waterways Dr & MacArthur Pde 12.30am 12.30pm
Main Beach Main Beach Parade MacArthur Pde & Ferny Ave 12.30am 12.30pm
Surfers Paradise Main Beach Parade Ferny Ave & Surfers Paradise Boulevard 12.30am 12.00pm
Surfers Paradise The Esplanade Higman St & Trickett St 12.30am 12.00pm
Surfers Paradise Northcliffe Terrace Trickett St & Vista St 12.30am 12.00pm
Surfers Paradise Garfield Terrace Vista St & Fern St 12.30am 12.00pm
Surfers Paradise Old Burleigh Road Fern St & First Avenue 12.30am 12.00pm
Broadbeach Old Burleigh Rd First Ave & Armrick Ave 12.30am 12.00pm
Broadbeach Broadbeach Boulevard First Ave & Queensland Ave 12.30am 12.00pm
Broadbeach Old Burleigh Road Queensland Ave & Alexandra Ave 12.30am 12.00pm
Miami Albatross Avenue Seashell Ave & Chairlift Ave 12.30am 12.00pm
Miami Marine Parade Chairlift Ave & Hythe St 12.30am 12.00pm
Miami Hythe Street Marine Pde & Gold Coast Highway 12.30am 12.00pm
Miami Gold Coast Highway Hythe St & Kratzmann Ave 12.30am 12.00pm
Miami Kelley Ave Gold Coast Highway & The Esplanade 12.30am 12.00pm
Burleigh Heads Kratzmann Avenue Gold Coast Highway & The Esplanade 12.30am 12.00pm
Burleigh Heads The Esplanade Kelly Ave & Gold Coast Highway 12.30am 12.00pm