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Old April 24th, 2016, 09:36 PM   #1341
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Sanriku Expressway, Japan

16 April 2016

A 2 kilometer extension of the Sanriku Expressway opened to traffic in Japan, between Tometowa and an exit called Mitaki-do. It is a super-two expressway north of Sendai, near the east coast of northern Honshu. Another segment of the expressway towards Minamisanriku is planned to open this year. Minamisanriku was destroyed during the 2011 tsunami.
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Texas Loop 1604, San Antonio, USA

April 23, 2016

The mainlanes of Loop 1604 in San Antonio, Texas opened to traffic on Saturday. It's a 5 mile stretch of freeway that runs from Bandera Road (SH 11) to Culebra Road. The SH 151 interchange just beyond that point is still under construction.
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Old April 27th, 2016, 05:47 PM   #1343
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O-5, Turkey

21 April 2016

The first segment of the Istanbul - Bursa Motorway (Otoyol 5) opened to traffic. It is a 42 kilometer segment from Altınova to Gemlik, just south of the under construction Osman Gazi Bridge (also known as the İzmit Bay Bridge).

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Old April 28th, 2016, 09:19 PM   #1344
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Sofia Northern Bypass, Bulgaria

28 April 2016

The central segment of the Sofia Northern Bypass (severnata skorostna tangenta / северната скоростна тангента) opened to traffic today. It is a 3 kilometer segment and completes the bypass of Sofia.

http://www.investor.bg/ikonomika-i-p...ijenie-216011/
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Old May 5th, 2016, 02:56 PM   #1345
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Second Airport Expressway, Nanning, Guangxi, China

30 April 2016

The Second Airport Expressway in Nanning opened to traffic. It is a 22 kilometer expressway that connects to the new terminal of Nanning Wuxu International Airport.

http://gx.people.com.cn/n2/2016/0501...-28254841.html
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A4, Portugal

7 May 2016

The final missing link of A4 in northern Portugal was inaugurated today. It is an approximately 26 kilometer segment from Padronelo to Parada de Cunhos, which crosses the Marão Range by a 5.7 kilometer long tunnel, the Marão Tunnel. It is the longest tunnel in Portugal. There is now a full motorway from Porto to the Spanish border near Bragança.

http://www.jn.pt/nacional/interior/c...o-5162528.html
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Motorway openings in April 2016

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In real life, electronic toll collection was first introduced in Bergen, Norway in 1986, and well into the 21th century many countries still struggle to implement it.

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Old May 11th, 2016, 10:25 PM   #1348
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T3 Kingston - Ocho Rios Motorway, Jamaica

9 May

The final segment of the Kingston - Ocho Rios Motorway, also known as Highway 2000, opened to traffic in Jamaica. It's the final 3 kilometer segment of the motorway around Spanish Town, where it connects to A1. This last segment was built in less than 1 year, June 2015 imagery on Google Earth shows untouched land, March 2016 imagery shows a practically completed motorway with toll plaza.

The likely opening date was on May 9.

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/articl...-opens-jamaica

http://caribjournal.com/2016/05/09/j...lion-highway/#
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Pacific Highway, NSW, Australia

16 May 2016

A 26.5 kilometer segment of dual carriageway (motorway) opened to traffic in New South Wales, Australia. It runs from Frederickton to Eungai, which is north of Port Macquarie. The project has cost A$ 675 million.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-05-1...=statenews_nsw
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A27, Greece

20 May 2016

A 14.5 kilometer segment of A27 in northern Greece opened to traffic. It runs from Florina to the Macedonia border at Niki. The project was completed 10% under budget.

http://www.ypodomes.com/index.php/au...a-florina-niki
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NC-44 / US 70 / Future I-42, Goldsboro, NC, USA

May 27, 2016

The final segment of the Goldsboro bypass in North Carolina opened to traffic. It's a 12 mile / 19 km segment that runs north and east of Goldsboro. It is numbered NC-44, as a bypass for US 70. The corridor has also recently been designated as future Interstate 42.

http://www.wral.com/beach-bound-tria...pass/15733252/
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AC15, Spain

June 7, 2016

First opening of the year in Spain. AC-15 (5.1 km) has opened today. It's the motorway access to Corunna (A Coruña) outer port, in Galicia.

It includes a 433 m tunnel and several shorter viaducts.

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http://www.fomento.es/NR/rdonlyres/d...C3%B1aAC15.pdf
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SP-326, Brazil

14 June 2016

A 17.2 kilometer segment of SP-326 / BR-364, also known as the Rodovia Brigadeiro Faria Lima has been widened to a motorway in the state of São Paulo. The new segment stretches from Dobrada in the south and Taquaritinga / Jaboticabal in the north, where it connects on both ends to pre-existing motorway stretches. The expansion has cost 49.3 million reais / € 12.8 million.

http://www.saopaulo.sp.gov.br/spnoti....php?id=246284
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SR-9B / Future I-795, United States

June 11, 2016

A 2 mile extension of State Road 9B, also known as Future Interstate 795, opened to traffic in Jacksonville, Florida. The newly opened segment runs from US 1 to I-95. It includes a rather unusual interchange with I-95, which includes left exits.

http://staugustine.com/news/florida-news/2016-06-11-0
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S1, Georgia

9 June 2016

The 7 kilometer long freeway bypass of Agara, part of the S1, opened to traffic in central Georgia.

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Highway 407 / 412, Ontario, Canada

20 June 2016

The first phase of the Highway 407 extension in Ontario, Canada opened to traffic today. It is a 21 kilometer extension from near Brock Road, north of Pickering, to Harmony Road, north of Oshawa, along the eastern side of the Greater Toronto Area. The new freeway will become a toll road later this year. The opening also includes a 10 kilometer new connector freeway to Highway 401, which is named Highway 412. Highway 407 features six lanes west of 412 and four lanes east of it.

It is the most significant freeway inauguration in the Greater Toronto Area in 15 years.

https://news.ontario.ca/mto/en/2016/...t-to-open.html
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Interstate 22, Alabama, United States

June 20, 2016

The final 2 mile segment of Interstate 22 in Birmingham, Alabama opened to traffic today. It runs from Coalburg Road to I-65. The freeway was developed as 'Corridor X' of the Appalachian Development Highway System and was numbered US 78 until recently. The opening of I-22 in Birmingham more or less completes the freeway from Memphis to Birmingham. The opening of the final extension to I-65 was delayed by 2 years.

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Strada Statale 597 di Logudoro, Italy

23 June 2016

The westernmost and easternmost sections of SS597 (future Sassari - Olbia expressway, replacing the existing 1+1 road), open today in northern Sardinia, Italy:
* Codrongianus (SS131) - Orzieri - 11.8 km
* Monti - Olbia (SS131DCN) - 15.5 km
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In real life, electronic toll collection was first introduced in Bergen, Norway in 1986, and well into the 21th century many countries still struggle to implement it.

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Loop 303, Phoenix, USA

June 24, 2016

A seven mile (12 km) segment of Loop 303 around Phoenix, Arizona has been converted from a four-lane divided highway to a six-lane freeway. The new freeway stretch runs from US 60 (Grand Avenue) in Surprise to Happy Valley Parkway in Peoria. The project has cost $ 96 million and also added new interchanges.

https://www.azdot.gov/media/News/new...rthwest-valley
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