Gold Coast Highway and Toolona Street, upgrade intersection

The department is undertaking this project to improve pedestrian safety on the Gold Coast Highway at the Toolona Street intersection in Tugun.

The project will provide safer pedestrian facilities across the Gold Coast Highway with increased crossing time at the intersection.


  • Improves safety
  • Better active transport
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Create a safe pedestrian refuge area in the central median, which will be widened and fenced.
  • Change the existing pedestrian crossing to a 2-staged staggered crossing.
  • New kerb ramps and pedestrian push buttons.
  • Improved road surface on the Gold Coast Highway between Toolona Street and Wanda Avenue.


The Queensland Government has committed $1.5 million in funding as part of the Queensland Economic Recovery Strategy: Unite and Recover for Queensland Jobs. Investment ID 1192446(7)

Total investment
$1.5 million
Queensland Government
$1.5 million

Current status

Stage 1 involves road resurfacing work on the Gold Coast Highway from Toolona Street to Wanda Avenue. Stage 2 will involve the upgrade of the pedestrian crossing at the Toolona Street intersection. Construction is underway and will continue until early 2022. 

Project plan

Project plan