Helensvale – Lindfield Road – new shared path

  • Project typeBridges & shared paths
  • Project value$822,000
  • Project scheduleCommencing: November 2021, completing February 2022 (weather permitting)

Works are commencing to improve cycling and pedestrian connectivity along Lindfield Road between Discovery Drive and Cannington Place, Helensvale. The project will provide a safe off-road environment for pedestrians and cyclists and improve connectivity within the broader active transport network near to Helensvale State School area.

Construction details

  • Construction of approximately 320 metres of 2 metre wide path on Lindfield Road and 50 metres of 2 metre wide path on Cannington Place
  • Upgrade and installation of 8 Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA) compliant pedestrian ramps on four crossing points from Discovery Drive to Cannington Place. This includes installation of 2 pairs of new kerb ramps near the intersection with Discovery Drive and Lindfield Road and at Cannington Place
  • Upgrade of existing zebra crossing and 2 pedestrian ramps with new lighting, traffic islands and pavement resurfacing at the intersection with Batlow Court and Lindfield Road
  • Upgrade of existing zebra crossing facilities and new traffic islands at Lindfield Road
  • Reconstruction of 11 vehicle crossovers to achieve a DDA compliant path

Impacts during construction

  • Minor traffic delays, noise and dust at times
  • Temporary lane closures may be required, and we will have pedestrian and traffic management in place. Road and path access will be maintained at all times
  • Residents/businesses with driveway reconstruction works will notified prior to construction

We encourage all road users to take extra care when City crews are in the area and observe traffic signs and speed restrictions. We will do our best to minimise disruptions and we thank you in advance for your patience.

Benefits to the community

  • Improved safety for pedestrians and cyclists
  • New path compliant to the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (DDA)
  • Encourage active travel
  • Align to the Gold Coast City Transport Strategy 2031

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