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Smith Street Motorway (SR10) (or the Smith Street extension)is a motorway grade extension of Smith Street. It connects Southport, the Gold Coast's CBD to the Pacific Motorway.

Smith Street Motorway
Type Freeway
Length 5.3 km (3.3 mi)
Route number(s) State Route 10
West end Pacific Motorway, Gaven
  Olsen Avenue, Parkwood
East end Smith Street, Southport

The road is motorway standard for 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the Pacific Motorway (exit 66), until the Parklands Drive intersection. It then runs as a divided road until High Street in Southport, where it turns into North Street until the Gold Coast Highway. The motorway passes by the city's Health and Knowledge precinct, home to Griffith University, Gold Coast University Hospital and Gold Coast Private Hospital.

A new iconic red bridge for pedestrians across Smith Street was completed in early 2007. The red bridge joins the existing parklands campus of Griffith University to the new site on the southern side of Smith Street.

  • The highest point of the highway is 45 metres at the Smith Street interchange near the Pacific motorway.[1]


Interchanges and intersectionsEdit

The entire motorway is in the City of Gold Coast local government area.

Location km mi Destinations Notes
GavenArundel boundary 0 0.0   Pacific Motorway (M1) north – Brisbane Western motorway terminus at partial Y interchange: northbound exit and southbound entrance
Arundel–Molendinar boundary 1 0.62   Smith Street to Pacific Motorway (M1) south, Coolangatta, Gaven Partial trumpet interchange: no westbound entrance
Molendinar–Parkwood boundary 2 1.2 Precision Drive – Molendinar Westbound exit and entrance only
Molendinar–Parkwood–Southport tripoint 4 2.5   Olsen Avenue (State Route 4) – Parkwood, Ashmore Diamond interchange
Southport 5 3.1 Parklands Drive – Griffith University Gold Coast Campus Traffic light intersection
5.3 3.3   Smith Street (State Route 10) east / Kumbari Avenue north & south – Southport Eastern motorway terminus at traffic light intersection

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Track". Smith Street Motorway. GPSies. Retrieved 2 March 2014. 

External linksEdit

Route map: Google

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