Sand Bypass System Jetty Upgrade

Gold Coast Waterways Authority is undertaking essential maintenance and replacing several guide rails on the Sand Bypass System jetty.


  • The Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar tourism, recreational and marine industries depend on the safer access to the Seaway and the waterways.
  • Ensures the continued safe operation of the Sand Bypass System.
  • Maintains safer navigational access to the Gold Coast Seaway.


  • Public access to the System jetty will not be available while the project is underway.


Project Location: The Spit

Planned Investment: $1.78M

Construction Start: June 2024

Construction Completion: November 2024

Current Status: Commencement of works