Gold Coast Airport Marathon road closures – Saturday & Sunday.

Gold Coast Police are reminding motorists of changed traffic conditions ahead of the Gold Coast Airport Marathon on the weekend.

It is estimated around 29,000 people will attend the event, to be run over Saturday and Sunday.

All events start and finish at the Southport Broadwater Parklands.

The course for the Marathon, which will be held on Sunday, extends to the Esplanade at Burleigh Heads.

Police have been working with other stakeholders to ensure the marathon and associated events are conducted safely and with minimum disruption to traffic.

Motorists are urged to avoid traveling along the route over the two day event.

Delays can be expected and police are urging motorists to watch out for competitors.

“Approximately 100 officers will be policing the 2 day event accompanied by 200 marshals to ensure public safety and to minimise disruption to local residents and businesses as much as possible during the event,” Major Events Group Inspector Barry Day said.

Motorists can expect delays and traffic congestion at the following road closures on

Saturday 6 July 2013 from 3.30am to 11am:

Full road closure of the Sundale Bridge, Southport from 0615hrs to 0650hrs as required under the direction of Police.

Full road closure of the following roads:

• Marine Parade from Clark Street to Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters
• Gold Coast Hwy from Brisbane Road, to Broad Street, Labrador
• Frank Street from Broad Street, Labrador to Loders Creek Bridge, Labrador
• Gold Coast Highway from Loders Creek Bridge, Labrador to Ada Bell Way, Southport

Sunday 7 July 2013 from 4.00am to 2pm:

Full road closure of the Sundale Bridge, Southport from 0700hrs to 0730hrs as required under the direction of Police.

Partial road closure of the following Northern roads:
• Gold Coast Highway, Southport from Ada Bell Way including Sundale Bridge southbound to intersection of Waterways Drive, Main Beach (Northbound lanes will be two way.)

Full road closure of the following roads:

Northern

• The Esplanade Paradise Point from Donald Avenue to Falkinder Avenue Paradise Point
• Bayview Street from Falkinder Ave Paradise Point to Lands End Bridge, Anglers Paradise
• Lae Drive from Bayview Street to Morala Avenue, Runaway Bay
• Marine Parade from Lands End Bridge Biggera Waters to Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters
• Gold Coast Hwy from Brisbane Road, Biggera Waters to Broad Street, Labrador
• Frank Street from Broad Street, Labrador to Loders Creek Bridge, Labrador
• Gold Coast Highway from Loders Creek Bridge, Labrador to Ada Bell Way, Southport

Central

• Waterways Drive from Gold Coast Hwy to Seaworld Drive, Main Beach
• Macarthur Parade, from Seaworld Drive to Main Beach Parade, Main Beach
• Main Beach Parade from Macarthur Parade to The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
• The Esplanade from Main Beach Parade, to Clifford Street, Surfers Paradise
• Northcliffe Terrace from Clifford Street to Thornton Street, Surfers Paradise
• Garfield Terrace from Thornton Street to Fern Street, Surfers Paradise
• Fern Street between Garfield Terrace, Surfers Paradise and Old Burleigh Road Surfers Paradise
• Old Burleigh Road from Fern Street to Armrick Avenue, Broadbeach
• Broadbeach Boulevard, from Armrick Avenue to Queensland Avenue, Broadbeach
• Old Burleigh Road from Queensland Avenue to Alexandra Avenue, Broadbeach
• Hedges Avenue from Alexandra Avenue to Seashell Avenue, Mermaid Beach

Southern

• Albatross Avenue from Seashell Avenue to Chairlift Avenue, Nobby Beach
• Marine Parade, from Chairlift Avenue to Hythe Street, Miami.
• Hythe Street, from Marine Parade to Gold Coast Highway
• Kelly Avenue from Gold Coast Highway to The Esplanade, Miami
• The Esplanade, from Kelly Avenue to First Avenue, Miami
• Kratzmann Avenue, from The Esplanade to Gold Coast Highway, Miami

Partial road closure of the following Southern roads:
• Gold Coast Highway, Miami between Hythe Street and Kratzmann Avenue (Northbound lanes will be two way)

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.



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