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A sink hole has created traffic chaos on the Gold Coast.
A major water main break has led to a 10 metre sink hole on the Gold Coast Highway and it could take another 24 hours to completely repair the site.
Police spent hours at the site directing traffic around the giant hole, which reduced the Gold Coast Highway at Margaret Street in Broadbeach to one lane on Sunday.
Police signed off from the area just before 2pm, but repairs are on-going.
Gold Coast Council staff have been on the scene since early Monday morning, working to patch the road.
Motorists are still advised to avoid the area.
On Monday morning, a Gold Coast City Council spokesman said the site was cleared overnight.
Council crews were waiting for Energex to disconnect utilities so they could get in and repair the pipe.
It would take another 24 hours before the site was completely repaired but the spokesman stressed residents still had water supplies.
One lane of the Gold Coast Highway remained closed on Monday morning.