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Gold Coast Highway intersection upgrade at Labrador-Carrara Road and Hope Island Road

Overview:

The Queensland Government has committed $10.68 million to upgrade the Gold Coast Highway (Brisbane Road) intersection at Labrador–Carrara Road (Olsen Avenue) and Hope Island Road (Oxley Drive).

 

Location:

Arundel

 

Benefits:

The upgrade of this intersection will provide:

  • additional right-turn lanes, on both directions of Gold Coast Highway
  • additional right-turn storage length on all 4 sections of the intersection
  • improvements to the left-turn lanes on Gold Coast Highway (both approaches) and on Labrador-Carrara Road
  • additional bike lanes to connect local roads through the intersection
  • safety improvements including the installation of pedestrian fences.   

 

Funding:

The Queensland Government has funded $10.68 million under the State Infrastructure Fund as outlined in the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program 2019-20 to 2022-23.

 

Project info

The Department of Transport and Main Roads is upgrading Gold Coast Highway (Brisbane Road) intersection at Labrador–Carrara Road (Olsen Avenue) and Hope Island Road (Oxley Drive).

Once complete the upgrade will:

  • improve traffic flow and road capacity
  • improve safety for all road users
  • reduce potential for traffic incidents.

Project timeline

Activity/milestone  Timing
Detailed design October 2019
Early works and public consultation  Late 2019-early 2020
Construction to commence mid-2020
Complete construction  mid-2021

 

Community info

Project flyer:

 Gold Coast Highway (Brisbane Road) intersection upgrade at Labrador–Carrara Road (Olsen Avenue) and Hope Island Road (Oxley Drive) newsletter.

Further information about early works will be provided in late 2019 and construction details in early 2020. 

Contact details

The community is invited to provide feedback and subscribe to the free SMS and email service to stay informed about the project. To register for these services, or for further information, contact the project team on the details below.

Phone: 5563 6600 (during business hours)
Email: southcoast@tmr.qld.gov.au
Post: Department of Transport and Main Roads
PO Box 442 Nerang QLD 4211  

 

 

Last updated
08 November 2019