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Old October 1st, 2005, 05:17 PM   #41
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Roundabouts can handle more traffic than ordinary traffic lights and they slow down
cars, so they are safer than a simple cross. But in Holland we have them in many different
types causing confusion and even at roundabouts we have had fatal accidents.
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Old July 14th, 2006, 09:41 PM   #42
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Worlds largest roundabouts

The larger i have seen:



It's placed at Moscow ~390m width including roads.

P.S. don't post eliptical Squares, they aren't roundabouts.
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Old July 14th, 2006, 11:40 PM   #43
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That's crazy! What's an elliptical square look like?
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Old July 15th, 2006, 12:05 AM   #44
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For example:

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Old July 15th, 2006, 09:41 AM   #45
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Metro Manila roundabout:

http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=e...01354&t=k&om=1
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Old July 15th, 2006, 09:54 AM   #46
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Omg they are massive...
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Old July 15th, 2006, 09:56 AM   #47
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I believe this is the largest roundabout in Europe (well thats what they say - maybe its western Europe). Its the Shepherd and Flock Roundabout near Farnham, Surrey, UK. Not only does it contain a village put also a pub, village green and all other sorts of things.

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Old July 15th, 2006, 10:32 AM   #48
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lotrfan55345
OMG ~ 722m x 590
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Old July 15th, 2006, 10:43 AM   #49
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I believe this is the largest roundabout in Europe (well thats what they say - maybe its western Europe). Its the Shepherd and Flock Roundabout near Farnham, Surrey, UK. Not only does it contain a village put also a pub, village green and all other sorts of things.

That's about 305m x 214, but i don't think it's a roundabout, not a true one.
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Old July 15th, 2006, 11:50 AM   #50
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Yes it is i drive around it twice daily. Also look how the roads join onto it.
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Old July 15th, 2006, 12:42 PM   #51
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Kreisel-Betzholz
This one is near where I live, its 520 x 390 meters, but it's not a "classical" roundabout.
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Old July 15th, 2006, 08:07 PM   #52
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well does it have to be around a city?
or can it just be a circular road in the countryside...
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Old July 15th, 2006, 08:54 PM   #53
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There is an 8 lane outer ring road with a circular metro being constructed around the city of hyderabad it is 160km long. Does that count?
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Old July 15th, 2006, 09:48 PM   #54
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thats exactly what I was thinking about
its connecting the shamshabad airport and will provide a bypass around hyderabad

maybe the necklace road also counts...
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Old July 15th, 2006, 10:32 PM   #55
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That's not a roundabout per se, it's an orbital motorway. It's not really like a roundabout according to his definition.
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Old July 15th, 2006, 10:33 PM   #56
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Of course that don't counts, a roundabout must be:

1 way driving
no incorporations from inside part of roundabouts.

Exception: Magic roundabouts from UK.
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 05:30 AM   #57
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How about the Roundabout around the world?

This is a thread dedicated to the roundabout. This traffic-regulating circle is used all over the world in numerous shapes, sizes and forms. From the monumental and impressive Place de l'etoile around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris to the annoyingly small round piece of shit on your daily route to work. Cities in the 19th century had to have those round things at the end of their wide avenues, the bigger, the better. Adding a massive monument to show the nations glorious history and power was a must-have. The preferably 'multi-armed' roundabout ensured the intention that the monument could be seen from every angle.



to be continued..
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 10:01 AM   #58
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this "monumental and impressive" roundabout seems to be a big chaos...

for multilane roads the turbo roundabout is the perfect solution...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roundab...bo_roundabouts
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Old June 3rd, 2009, 10:28 AM   #59
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The Netherlands gets to see more and more roundabouts. Yesterday they started to build another roundabout in town
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Same at my place in Bulgaria.

France is the roundabout leader and won't be beaten for decades!
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