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Old December 15th, 2006, 05:09 AM   #201
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Here's the M1 in Queensland, Australia. This road starts in Brisbane, the state capital and runs south, forming part of the main route between Brisbane and Sydney.





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Old December 16th, 2006, 04:08 AM   #202
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Best, not "most congested" .
That's why I posted this (and managed to do it before the 401 was)
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I just wanted to post this before somebody posted the 401
Honestly, any rural "freeway" like this is better than an 18 or so lane monstrosity (in my opinion)
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Old December 16th, 2006, 07:42 PM   #203
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This seems to be devolving into another "widest expressway" thread. Wider does not mean better.

Then again the term "best" is really meaningless. The best roads in the U.S. are probably boring 4-6 lane expressways that are well kept and efficiently get people where they need to go with minimal slowdown, like I-80/I-90 in Ohio.
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Old December 16th, 2006, 07:43 PM   #204
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Old December 16th, 2006, 08:58 PM   #205
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I don't have very good pictures, but this will give you an idea of how freeways in South Africa looks like.

This is the M1 on the west of Johannesburg





This is the N1 highway, from Johannesburg (hub of SA economy) heading to Pretoria (Capital city).









Highway from OR Tambo international airport heading to Johannesburg




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Old December 16th, 2006, 09:22 PM   #206
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Other end of the N1 highway now in Cape Town (some 1400 kilometers from Johannesburg)


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Old December 16th, 2006, 09:46 PM   #207
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M1 (south bound), M2 (east bound) and M1 (north bound), Johanneburg in the background

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Old December 16th, 2006, 09:52 PM   #208
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Old December 18th, 2006, 05:08 PM   #209
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In Serbia the best one are the highway+magistral Belgrade-Subotica:

















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Old December 19th, 2006, 12:58 AM   #210
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The 16 lane monster of Atlanta


I think there are some problems with the highway of atlanta.On the 285, the exit-only lane is for entrances and exits at the same time.when cars enter the 285,drivers find they are on the exit-only lane then they have to merge to the non-exit lanes.but those cars which want to get off the highway have to change to the exit lane becaue exit is about 1-2 miles after the entrance.
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Old December 19th, 2006, 01:44 AM   #211
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I think there are some problems with the highway of atlanta.On the 285, the exit-only lane is for entrances and exits at the same time.when cars enter the 285,drivers find they are on the exit-only lane then they have to merge to the non-exit lanes.but those cars which want to get off the highway have to change to the exit lane becaue exit is about 1-2 miles after the entrance.
And what is the problem with that? I mean, is ther an 1-2 mile entry/exit lane? If it is really 1-2 miles long, drivers willl have no problem to merge the rest of the trafic (if they are entering) or to go to the entry/exit lane (if they are exiting by that exit).

The only problem with those lanes that serve as entry lanes and exit lanes at the same time is if they are short and the traffic is heavy, in which case it can be confusing and jam the trafic.
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Old December 19th, 2006, 04:27 PM   #212
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Old December 22nd, 2006, 01:29 PM   #213
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^ And your point is...

This thread is about the best freeway in your country, not maps of China's road system. Doesn't anybody read the thread titles anymore?
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Old December 22nd, 2006, 02:15 PM   #214
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Panamerican freeway, Buenos Aires, Argentina









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Old December 22nd, 2006, 02:32 PM   #215
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It seems odd that so many of these roads seem to have no breakdown or pullover lanes, which I would have thought would be a requirement.
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Old December 22nd, 2006, 02:53 PM   #216
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A2 - Leventina (that's what I call a HIGHway )


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Old December 22nd, 2006, 03:59 PM   #217
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In Brazil, the freeway I like most is Anchieta-Imigrantes (between São Paulo and Santos):















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Old December 22nd, 2006, 04:50 PM   #218
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The lahore-Islamabad motorway










Not exactly the best but some damn amazing landscape.
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Old December 23rd, 2006, 01:55 AM   #219
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India: Delhi-Gurgaon expressway







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Old December 23rd, 2006, 09:36 AM   #220
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Not exactly the best but some damn amazing landscape.
Wow that looks like a highway running through grand canyon.
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