The Gold Coast Airport Marathon road closures you need to know about

Gold Coast motorists are being reminded that several roads will be closed this weekend as thousands of people take part in the 2017 Gold Coast Airport Marathon.

The event will be conducted over two days, Saturday July 1 and Sunday July 2, with over 29,000 competitors expected to participate in this year’s event.

All events start and finish at the Southport Broadwater Parklands, with the course for the full Marathon on Sunday extending right down to include the Esplanade at Burleigh Heads.


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Police say they have been working closely with the City of Gold Coast and Queensland Events Gold Coast to ensure the marathon is conducted safely and with minimum disruption to traffic.

“A large contingent of police officers will be policing the two day event accompanied by approximately 200 marshals to ensure public safety and to minimise disruption to local residents and businesses as much as possible during the event,” Senior Sergeant Des Hearn said.

Motorists are being urged to avoid travelling anywhere along the route over the weekend due to diversions that will be in place.

Motorists can expect delays and traffic congestion at the following road closures on
Saturday 1 July 2017 from 3.30am to 11am:

Full road closure of the Sundale Bridge, Southport from 6.15am to 6.50am.

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 2 July 2017 from 4.00am to 2pm:
Full road closure of the Sundale Bridge, Southport from 7am to 7.30am 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)

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