Looking west, skirting the south side of Belconnen. Photo taken October 2004.

Length: 15km

Northern Terminus: Kuringa Drive, 2km S Barton Highway

Southern Terminus: Parkes Way & Tuggeranong Pkwy, Glenloch Interchange

Focal Points: No real focal points since it isnt a through route as such

Route Overview:

William Hovell Drive and Kingsford Smith Drive combine to provide a southern and eastern boundary to the Belconnen area. William Hovell Drive is still largely rural, while Kingsford Smith Drive is urban dual carriageway. The first section of Kingsford Msith Drive, between Ginninderra Dr and Belconnen Way opened in 1971 and construction of the entrie route was complete by 1980. The name change takes place at the intersection with Drake Brockman Drive, Higgins.

Photos of William Hovell Dr & Kingsford Smith Dr
Caswell Drive southbound approachign William Hovell Drive near the Glenloch Interchange. Photo taken October 2004.
Caswell Drive again, a 2nd AD sign for William Hovell Drive. Photo taken October 2004.
Coppins Crossing Rd northbound approaching William Hovell Drive. Photo taken October 2004.
Distance sign westbound from Coppins Crossing Rd. Photo taken October 2004.
Dale Brockman Drive intersection, where teh name change takes place. Photo taken October 2004.
Kingsford Smith Dr northbound at the beginning of the Belconnen Way. Photo taken October 2004.

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