Gold Coast 600 track deconstruction begins

Roads will soon be back to normal in Main Beach and Surfers Paradise, with deconstruction of the 2018 Gold Coast 600 set up officially underway.

Supercars Gold Coast says the deconstruction will likely be completed in three weeks, with weather depending.

“The various teams will be working hard this week to remove as many structures as possible and ensuring easier access for residents and businesses on the track,” officials said in a statement.


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From today, workers will begin the major pack-down of the grandstands, pit building, pedestrian bridge and concrete barriers in the tourist hub.

The roads impacted will vary day to day, with a full list below:

Monday 22nd October

  • During the day the circuit remains one-way with access limited as per the past week. Traffic within the circuit will begin to go back to two-way traffic from 5.00pm;
  • Night works commence from 7.30pm – 5.00am and will take place for the rest of the week. All southbound traffic will be diverted at Waterways Drive through to Ocean Avenue; and
  • The traffic switches on the Gold Coast Highway remain in place and will be removed by 5.00am on Tuesday 23rd.

Tuesday 23rd October

  • Nightworks continue from 7.30pm, southbound traffic diverted at Waterways drive; and
  • Day works along the Gold Coast Highway, the northbound fast lane will be taken out by traffic control.

Wednesday 24th October

  • Nightworks continue from 7.30pm, southbound traffic diverted at Waterways drive; and
  • Day works along the Gold Coast Highway, the northbound fast lane will be taken out by traffic control.

Thursday 25th October

  • Nightworks continue from 7.30pm, southbound traffic diverted at Waterways drive; and
  • Surfers Paradise Boulevard will be blocked from 7.30pm.

Friday 26th October

  • Nightworks continue from 7.30pm, southbound traffic diverted at Waterways drive.

All bus stops along Main Beach Parade will also remain closed and will be re-opened the following week.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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