Roads closed for World Triathlon Grand Final in Southport

MOTORISTS are being reminded to be aware of road closures and diversions in Southport as thousands of people converge on the area for the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final.

More than 5000 athletes and spectators are expected to attend this year’s event.

As a result, roads near the Broadwater Parklands will be off limits over the course of the next four days.


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Motorists travelling anywhere near the Broadwater during the event is being warned to expect delays due to the diversions that will be in place.

Police have advised motorists to expect delays and congestion in the following areas, on the following days:

Thursday, September 13

  • The Gold Coast Highway, between North Street and Marine Parade (including Frank Street), from 7.00am to 3.30pm.
  • Marine Parade, between the Gold Coast Highway and Bayview Street, from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
  • Bayview Street, between Marine Parade and Falkinder Avenue, 9.00am to 3.00pm.

Friday, September 14

  • The Gold Coast Highway, between North Street and Broad Street, from 6.00am to 4.30pm.
  • Marine Parade, between the Gold Coast Highway and Broad Street, from 6.00am to 4.30pm.

Saturday, September 15

  • The Gold Coast Highway, between North Street and Broad Street, from 3.00am to 7.00pm.
  • Marine Parade, between the Gold Coast Highway and Broad Street, from 3.00am to 7.00pm.

Sunday, September 16

  • The Gold Coast Highway, between North Street and Marine Parade (including Frank Street), from 7.00am to 3.30pm.
  • Marine Parade, between the Gold Coast Highway and Bayview Street, from 9.00am to 3.00pm.
  • Bayview Street, between Marine Parade and Falkinder Avenue, 9.00am to 3.00pm.
  • The Western Channel of the Gold Coast Broadwater, between Fisherman’s Park and Imperial Parade, from 6.00am to 10.00am.

Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at myGC.com.au. He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at myGC.com.au ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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