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Old June 26th, 2009, 11:42 PM   #1
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[LB] Lebanon | road infrastructure

hey! ive been a long time reader of SSC and couldnt find a thread about lebanese highways. There aren't many but the main ones are the beirut tripoli highway and the beirut/airport/south highway also the damascus expressway
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Old June 26th, 2009, 11:54 PM   #2
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some photos of the sin el fil interchange (all pics from lebanese forum)

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Old June 26th, 2009, 11:57 PM   #3
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Dora over pass (now complete will get more photos by next week)
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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:00 AM   #4
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some renders of what the nahr el mot interchange will look like (5 km north of beirut)


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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:11 AM   #5
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beirut airport highway

pic taken after may2008 protests (road was blocked with "sand mountains")
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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:12 AM   #6
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beirut northern entrance (sry for bad pic)
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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:15 AM   #7
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beirut-damascus highway: mdeirej bridge (highest in middle east) it is currently being reconstructed after being bombed by the israeli's in july2006 war
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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:30 AM   #8
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here are links to the lebanese council of development and reconstruction (CDR) about road constructions (2006 and 2008 reports never published for some reason)
http://www.cdr.gov.lb/2005/english/Eroads.pdf
http://www.cdr.gov.lb/2004/english/Eroads.pdf
http://www.cdr.gov.lb/2007/english/Eroads.pdf
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Old June 27th, 2009, 03:24 AM   #9
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Lovely. How is Lebanese infrastructure recovering after the 2006 aerial bombardments? Must still be quite some destruction?
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Old June 27th, 2009, 10:31 AM   #10
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Good pictures.

Is English written on Lebanese road signs?
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Old June 27th, 2009, 10:41 AM   #11
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Lovely. How is Lebanese infrastructure recovering after the 2006 aerial bombardments? Must still be quite some destruction?
the beirut north highway and beirut south highway have been fixed however one of the carriage ways of the mdeirej bridge(beirut damascus experessway) is still under renovation

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Good pictures.

Is English written on Lebanese road signs?
no the road signs are in arabic and in french(mostly) there are some in english however not on the main roads/highways
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Old June 27th, 2009, 11:29 AM   #13
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beirut northern entrance (sry for bad pic)
Interesting photos all of them! Do you have/know about any more photos with Lebanese road signs? (Like on this one )
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Old June 27th, 2009, 11:45 AM   #14
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i will be going to my village tommorow so i will take pictures of the highway(and signs) that leads to tripoli (2nd largest city in lebanon)
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Old June 27th, 2009, 12:16 PM   #15
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Thanks, cant wait
Never seen photos of Lebanese roads or signs before!
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Old June 27th, 2009, 02:33 PM   #16
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thanks for these pix we need more for highways
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Old June 27th, 2009, 09:11 PM   #17
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Interesting photos all of them! Do you have/know about any more photos with Lebanese road signs? (Like on this one )
here i found one (sry again for bad pic)
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Old June 27th, 2009, 09:30 PM   #18
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Old June 27th, 2009, 10:48 PM   #19
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Blue-highway
Red-mainroad

(it is very hard to find a map of highways in Lebanon on the internet so i found an outdated on and updated it)

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Old June 28th, 2009, 06:01 AM   #20
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Interesting photos all of them! Do you have/know about any more photos with Lebanese road signs? (Like on this one )
Here's a Few I took this summer when I was there




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