Chevron – Main Surfers street closed after glass panels blown off constructing – myGC.com.au
UPDATE @ 12.30 PM | The Mayor says it might nonetheless be one other couple of hours earlier than the most important site visitors state of affairs in Surfers Paradise is beneath management.
All roads across the suburb have been blocked since round 10.00am, after glass panels had been blown off a constructing on Ferny Avenue.
Police have closed Ferny Avenue between Seaside Street and Elkhorn Avenue because of the particles, and are nonetheless working to clear up the world.
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The closures have compelled the remainder of the suburb into site visitors mayhem, with the Gold Coast Freeway, Thomas Drive and Seaside Street all very congested.
Motorists report that site visitors on Bundall Street making an attempt to show onto Chevron Island can be nonetheless banked up.
Mayor Tom Tate has urged everybody to keep away from the world a short time longer if attainable.
“Surfers Paradise – we had a fallen pane of glass, so when you can keep away from Surfers Paradise within the subsequent hour or two that will be nice.
“Because the police are there, it’s really congested there, and they’re cleaning up the debris,” the Mayor mentioned at his noon press convention.
EARLIER @ 10.00 AM | Motorists are being urged to keep away from roads round Surfers Paradise after glass panels had been blown off a constructing on Ferny Avenue.
The panels had been dislodged from a part of Circle on Cavill this morning.
Ferny Avenue is at present blocked in each instructions between Elkhorn Avenue and Seaside Rd.
There are prolonged delays for site visitors on Ferny Avenue in addition to Thomas Drive over Chevron Island.
Streets by way of Surfers together with Surfers Paradise Boulevard and Northcliffe Ave are additionally closely congested.
Pedestrians are additionally being urged to keep away from the world.
Street closures on Ferny Ave, Surfers between Seaside Rd and Elkhorn Ave resulting from free roofing on a constructing in Surfers Paradise. Each north and south sure lanes are closed. pic.twitter.com/rpjEfTz4ZD
— Queensland Police (@QldPolice) December 13, 2020
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