M1 reopens, but dozens of roads remain closed across the Gold Coast

4:00PM | THE Pacific Motorway has been reopened as flooding slowly starts receding south of the border.

The M1 has been reopened a Tugun after two lanes – one heading in each direction – were reopened at Chinderah.

Motorists are being warned, however, to expect extreme delays and to proceed with caution with water still covering the road in many areas.


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At 4pm, some 49 roads remain either closed, affected by flooding or blocked by debris and downed trees across the Gold Coast and the hinterland.

The roads listed below were either closed, affected by flooding or partly blocked by debris, landslides or downed trees at 4:00pm on Saturday. Some roads in the hinterland have been completely washed away.

A

  • Alberton – Loves Road (Flooding)
  • Alberton – Rotary Park Road (Flooding)

C

  • Carrara – Gooding Drive (Flooding)
  • Carrara – Lakeside Drive (Flooding)
  • Carrara – Ancona Street (Flooding)
  • Clagiraba – Beechmont Road (Hazard)
  • Coombabah – Gold Coast Highway (Flooding)
  • Currumbin Valley – Currumbin Creek Road (Flooding)
  • Currumbin Valley – Currumbin Creek Road (Hazard)
  • Currumbin Valley – Tomewin Mountain Road (Tomewin Currumbin Creek Road) (Hazard)
  • Currumbin Valley – Currumbin Creek Road (Hazard)

E

  • Elanora – Guineas Creek Road (Flooding)
  • Elanora – Ironbark Street (Flooding)
  • Elanora – Angelica Street (Flooding)

G

  • Gilston – Latimers Crossing Road (Hazard)
  • Guanaba / Maudsland – Birds Road (Flooding)

L

  • Lower Beechmont – Beechmont Road (Flooding)
  • Luscombe – Stanmore Road (Hazard)

M

  • Mount Nathan – Clagiraba Road (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Franklin Drive (Gold Coast Springbrook Road) (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Berrigans Road (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Gold Coast Springbrook Road (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Mudgeeraba Road (Advancetown Mudgeeraba Road) (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Gold Coast Springbrook Road (Flooding)
  • Mudgeeraba – Gold Coast Springbrook Road (Hazard)
  • Mudgeeraba / Tallai – Mudgeeraba Road (Flooding)

N

  • Natural Bridge – Nerang Murwillumbah Road (Hazard)
  • Neranwood – Gold Coast Springbrook Road (Flooding)

O

  • Ormeau – Orange Mountain Road (Flooding)
  • Ormeau – Goldmine Road (Access Road) (Flooding)
  • Oxenford – Maudsland Road (Flooding)

P

  • Pimpama – Rotary Park Road (Flooding)

R

  • Robina – Robina Town Centre Drive (Flooding)
  • Robina – Bond University Ring Road (Flooding)
  • Robina – Highfield Drive (Flooding)

S

  • Springbrook – Pine Creek Road (Flooding)
  • Stapylton – Yellowood Road (Flooding)

T

  • Tallebudgera – Syndicate Road (Hazard)
  • Tallebudgera Valley – Len Dickfos Road (Flooding)
  • Tallebudgera Valley – Tallebudgera Creek Road (Flooding)
  • Tallebudgera Valley – Araluen Road (Flooding)

U

  • Upper Coomera – Tamborine Oxenford Road (Hazard)

W

  • Wongawallan – Tamborine Oxenford Road (Flooding)
  • Worongary – Worongary Road (Advancetown Mudgeeraba Road) (Flooding)
  • Worongary – Vince Hinde Drive (Flooding)

Y

  • Yatala – Rivermount Drive (Flooding)
  • Yatala – Paterson Road (Flooding)
  • Yatala – Old Pacific Highway (Flooding)

NOTE: The above list is provided by the Department of Transport and Main Roads. Visit their website (qldtraffic.qld.gov.au) for more information or phone 13 19 40. 

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Might want to add Clagiraba road too the closed list…

Petsch Creek Road is in full flood and blocked in rwo places. 10pm