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Gooding Drive roundabout (Nerang-Broadbeach Road) upgrade

Overview:

To provide additional capacity on the state-controlled road network for the 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), the Department of Transport and Main Roads has upgraded the roundabout at Gooding Drive and Nerang-Broadbeach Road.

Location:

Merrimac.

Benefits:
  • Improve traffic flows and reduced travel times by providing additional lanes.
  • Increase pedestrian and cyclist connections through improved footpaths and crossing points.
  • Improve safety and wayfinding through new line marking, signage and partial signalisation.
  • Improved infrastructure for road users at the conclusion of GC2018.
Funding:

This $6.7 million project is the final project that forms part of the Queensland Government's $160.7 million Commonwealth Games road network improvement projects on the Gold Coast.

Regions:
South Coast Region

Project info

The Gooding Drive roundabout upgrade will improve traffic flow, capacity and provide overall network benefits, as well as accommodate significant additional traffic on Nerang-Broadbeach Road anticipated during the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

The Gooding Drive roundabout improvements include:

  • separating through and turning traffic lanes with the addition of a third lane on Gooding Drive east
  • extending the left turn slip lane from Nerang–Broadbeach Road south onto Gooding Drive east
  • providing a new free-flow slip lane for northbound traffic turning left from Gooding Drive west onto Nerang-Broadbeach Road
  • providing partial signalisation on Gooding Drive east and Robina Parkway north for vehicles entering the roundabout
  • increasing pedestrian and cyclist connections by extending footpaths and improving crossing locations
  • providing new line marking and signage to improve ease of movement for drivers at the installation of traffic signals at the intersection of Palm Meadows Drive/Gooding Drive.  

 

 

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Project map: November 2017

Last updated
18 July 2018