Smith Street Motorway
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|Smith Street Motorway|
|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.
Interchanges and intersectionsEdit
The entire motorway is in the City of Gold Coast local government area.
|Gaven–Arundel 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|
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