Caloundra

Caloundra is a major lifestyle and tourism destination at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast. The preferred route will need to balance the opportunity for a faster route along Nicklin Way compared with routes through established areas that connect local centres, schools and the eastern beaches.

Option A – Nicklin Way to Omrah Avenue
This includes three sub-options between Nicklin Way and Omrah Avenue.
Key characteristics include:

  • Direct alignment along Nicklin Way to maximise travel speed
  • Excellent access to Bulcock Street and Omrah Avenue
  • Supports direct access to West Terrace hospital precinct and the RSL club
  • Good access to potential development sites along Nicklin Way and in the central area of Caloundra
  • Bypasses a number of coastal and tourist destinations
  • Partly services western residential area.

Option B – Beerburrum Street to Ulm Street
This route has two sub-options between Queen Street and Bowman Road.
Key characteristics include:

  • Partly serves eastern residential areas
  • Accesses Moffat Beach business and industry precinct
  • Supports direct access to sporting facilities and Caloundra Primary School
  • Does not directly access the centre of town but connects with Stockland Caloundra shopping centre.

Option C – Eastern beaches
The route includes two sub-options between Dicky Beach and the Moffat Beach business and industry precinct and a sub-option to more directly access the centre of town.
Key characteristics include:

  • Longer option with highest level of access to residential, recreation and tourism destinations
  • Establishes strong connectivity to the beach
  • Links centres and community facilities in Currimundi, Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach
  • Provides direct access to sporting facilities and Caloundra Primary School
  • Accesses Moffat Beach business and industry precinct.

Caloundra is a major lifestyle and tourism destination at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast. The preferred route will need to balance the opportunity for a faster route along Nicklin Way compared with routes through established areas that connect local centres, schools and the eastern beaches.

Option A – Nicklin Way to Omrah Avenue
This includes three sub-options between Nicklin Way and Omrah Avenue.
Key characteristics include:

  • Direct alignment along Nicklin Way to maximise travel speed
  • Excellent access to Bulcock Street and Omrah Avenue
  • Supports direct access to West Terrace hospital precinct and the RSL club
  • Good access to potential development sites along Nicklin Way and in the central area of Caloundra
  • Bypasses a number of coastal and tourist destinations
  • Partly services western residential area.

Option B – Beerburrum Street to Ulm Street
This route has two sub-options between Queen Street and Bowman Road.
Key characteristics include:

  • Partly serves eastern residential areas
  • Accesses Moffat Beach business and industry precinct
  • Supports direct access to sporting facilities and Caloundra Primary School
  • Does not directly access the centre of town but connects with Stockland Caloundra shopping centre.

Option C – Eastern beaches
The route includes two sub-options between Dicky Beach and the Moffat Beach business and industry precinct and a sub-option to more directly access the centre of town.
Key characteristics include:

  • Longer option with highest level of access to residential, recreation and tourism destinations
  • Establishes strong connectivity to the beach
  • Links centres and community facilities in Currimundi, Dicky Beach and Moffat Beach
  • Provides direct access to sporting facilities and Caloundra Primary School
  • Accesses Moffat Beach business and industry precinct.