Gold Coast Highway (Helensvale – Southport) and Hope Island Road, improve intersection

Improvements to the Gold Coast Highway (Brisbane Road) intersection at Labrador-Carrara Road (Olsen Avenue and Hope Island Road (Oxley Drive), locally known as the Harbour Town intersection have been completed.

Upgrades to the intersection include:

  • extra right-turn lanes, on both directions of Gold Coast Highway 
  • extra 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 
  • extra bike lanes to connect local roads through the intersection 
  • safety improvements including the installation of pedestrian fences.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Improves network efficiency
  • Better active transport
  • Contributes to economy

Key features

  • Extra right-turn lanes on both directions of Gold Coast Highway. 
  • Extra 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.
  • Extra bike lanes.  
  • New pedestrian fences.
     

Funding

Investment ID 709387

Total investment
$10.68 million
Australian Government
$5 million
Queensland Government
$5.68 million

Current status

Construction started in September 2020 and was completed in mid-2021.

For more information see our project flyer.

Activity/Milestone Timing
Detailed design Completed late 2019
Early works Completed early 2020
Construction commence September 2020
Construction end Mid-2021

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