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Old June 19th, 2012, 04:37 PM   #21
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Norway. That shit don't count.
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Old June 19th, 2012, 05:08 PM   #22
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Motorway in North Korea:

There is no median, so it isn't a motorway.
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Old June 19th, 2012, 05:19 PM   #23
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There is no median, so it isn't a motorway.
There is, just not along the entire track...but maybe is not the same motorway
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Old June 19th, 2012, 09:20 PM   #24
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Estonia, Latvia and Iceland are the greatest countries in Europe with no motorways.
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Old June 19th, 2012, 09:34 PM   #25
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Estonia, Latvia and Iceland are the greatest countries in Europe with no motorways.
yes, Estonia and Latvia have dual expressways with 110 km/h during warm season in Estonia and only 100 km/h on few stretches in Latvia.
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Old June 20th, 2012, 04:31 PM   #26
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I think Macau doesn't have a motorway or massive long roadway due to the small size of the country.

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AFAIK, I don't think my country (Philippines) has a motorway. We have expressways........but I don't consider them motorways if the max speed limit is an uber-ass super-duper slow 100 km/h (or 62 in miles-per-hour).

Seriously, there was someone who even got caught just driving at 102 km/h. Small difference of speed above limit is already penalty (i.e. choice either of confiscation of vehicle license OR confiscation of front vehicle plate PLUS driving seminar)

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Old June 20th, 2012, 04:46 PM   #27
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Europe:

Andorra
Estonia
Iceland
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Malta
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
San Marino
Vatican City

I think thats all in Europe
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Old June 20th, 2012, 04:56 PM   #28
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Moldova, Estonia, Iceland and Latvia do have roads that could be classified as motorways, but aren't (I'm not sure about the road classification of Moldova).
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Old June 20th, 2012, 07:01 PM   #29
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Belarus, North Korea, Cuba, Haiti.
here is the thread
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=544885
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Old July 17th, 2012, 11:36 PM   #30
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Smaller island nations and many countries in Africa, Asia & maybe some in Latin America ( am not sure abt Surinam or French Guiana etc )

In Asia, I think Laos , Myanmar, Cambodia, Nepal, Bhutan , Mongolia, Yemen, Bangladesh Tajikistan , Kyrgyzstan, North Korea, Syria don't have well-established modern inter-city highways
I didnt see any highway in Laos and Cambodia. Bhutan does not have any, thats for sure. Kyrgyztan has broad roads with two lanes for each side but with no separation so its not really a highway.
Mongolia has 4km of highway:
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Talking about Africa, I was quite amazed to see that Gabun and Cameroon have real highways as well. There is a 30km two lane highway from Douala to Edea and another one near Yaounde airport in Cameroon. Gabun has 35km highway around Libreville.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 12:01 AM   #31
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There are some dual carriageways in both Latvia and Estonia (more), but none are full motorways. As a rule there is a median, but no hard shoulder and many minor level crossings. Speed limit is also merely 100 km/h (Latvia) or 110 km/h (Estonia). But to be honest there is no real need for true motorways there - long distance traffic volumes are rather low.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 01:10 AM   #32
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Latvian dual carriageway's have hard shoulders and if I am correct we have a bit more of them in Latvia than Estonia.

EDIT: Actaully it is the same, Estonia has 117km's of dual carriageways outside populated places and Latvia has 122 km's of them.
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Old July 18th, 2012, 01:49 AM   #33
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Belarus, North Korea, Cuba, Haiti.
I do not know if they have motorways with all the requirements (I've never been there) but this is what I've seen on YouTube.


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Old July 18th, 2012, 06:08 AM   #34
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Most of the jokers posting here don't even know what a motorway is.
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Old March 18th, 2013, 06:58 AM   #35
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Well, Moldova hasn't got any motorways, but they have Drumuri Expres (Expressways).

The only one I know personally is M3. It can't be classified as a motorway, but it allows good speeds and I think there were no at-grade crossings. The worst part was when reaching Porumbrei. First, one carriageway was unusable, rendering M3 in a two-way road. Second, some metres ahead, you are obliged to enter the town, as both carriageways aren't constructed from that point. But good news is that this says the road will be completed soon: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpo...&postcount=162

Classification of Moldovan roads can be seen here:

http://lex.justice.md/viewdoc.php?ac...=311679&lang=1

As you can see, they won't plan to build any motorway which won't surpass 16000 cars a day, building expressways for any road with more than 8000.
And contrary to the law, not all M-roads are expressways. There is the example of M1 (main connection with Romania), which is just a two-way highway. And A-roads (motorways) are not the only missing category. Also G-roads (local roads in Gagauzia) are inexistent, using nationwide L-category instead (regions in my country could take note of this).

To sum up, the are no motorways in Moldova, but there are some expressways (some are good and some can/will be improved).
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Old March 18th, 2013, 09:13 AM   #36
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Estonia, Latvia and Iceland are the greatest countries in Europe with no motorways.
Iceland does have a few short motorway and dual carriageway stretches around Reykjavik. In the rest of the country though traffic levels are not high enough to justify building a motorway.

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Old March 18th, 2013, 06:22 PM   #37
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Iceland does have a few short motorway and dual carriageway stretches around Reykjavik. In the rest of the country though traffic levels are not high enough to justify building a motorway.
I don't think that they are officially classified as motorways though
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Old March 18th, 2013, 06:27 PM   #38
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There is no international motorway standard classification. Some roads are classified as motorways that would not be classified as such in other countries and vice versa.

That's a problem with comparing countries.
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Old March 18th, 2013, 10:10 PM   #39
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True, but we can safely say there are no motorways officially in Iceland (by Icelandic standards).
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Old March 18th, 2013, 11:08 PM   #40
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There is no international motorway standard classification. Some roads are classified as motorways that would not be classified as such in other countries and vice versa.

That's a problem with comparing countries.
That is true, and Verso is right too
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