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Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

Saturday, August 20th 2011. | Longest

A highway is a public road, especially a major road connecting two or more destinations. Any interconnected set of highways can be variously referred to as a “highway system”, a “highway network”, or a “highway transportation system”. Each country has its own national highway system. Here is Top 10 Longest Highways in the World :

10. Highway 409

highway 409 Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

highway 409

King’s Highway 409, also known as Highway 409, colloquially as the four-oh-nine and historically as the Belfield Expressway, is a 400-series highway in the Canadian province of Ontario that extends from Highway 401 in Toronto to Pearson International Airport, west of Highway 427, in Mississauga. It is a short freeway used mainly as a bypass for traffic approaching the airport or Highway 427 northbound from Highway 401 westbound, as both are not accessible at the complex interchange between Highways 401 and 427.

 

9. The Tarim Desert Highway

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The Tarim Desert Highway

The Tarim Desert Highway is also known as the Cross-Desert Highway (CDH), across the desert is not too long from north to south. This highway connects the city Luntai and Minfeng in south and north edge of Tarim Basin. The total length of this highways is 552km, about 446km of highway traffic uninhabited areas covered by shifting sand dunes, so that as the longest highway in the world.

 

8. Pan-American Highway

Pan American Highway Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

Pan American Highway

The Pan-American Highway route in North America is part of a network of nearly 48 000 km road journey through the American mainland countries. Because the government of the United States and Canada has never formally adopted any specific routes as part of the Pan-American Highway and Mexico officially has a lot of branches that connect to the U.S. border, then there is no definitive length. But the total length of the North American highway approximately 16 000 miles (26,000 km).

 

7. Australia ‘s Highway 1

Australia highway 1 Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

Australia highway 1

Australia’s Highway 1 is a network of highways that surround the entire continent of Australia, joining all mainland state capital. At a total length of approximately 14 500 km (9000 miles) is the world’s longest national road, along with the Trans-Siberian Highway (more than 11,000 km/6800 miles) and the Trans-Canada Highway (8030 km/4990 miles). Every day there are more than one million people travel on some part of this way.

 

6. Interstate 80 (I-80)

interstate 80 Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

interstate 80

Interstate 80 (I-80) is the second longest after the Interstate Highway 90 in the United States. This road connects downtown San Francisco, California, to Teaneck, New Jersey.

 

5. Interstate 90 (I-90)

interstate 90 Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

interstate 90

The longest Interstate Highway 90 in the United States, this highway extends to 3,099.07 miles (4987 km). Running parallel to U.S. Route 20 for most. End of Boston and east is at the west end in Seattle. It crossed the Continental divide just east of Butte, Montana.

 

4. 401 or MacDonald Cartier Freeway

MacDonald Cartier Freeway Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

MacDonald Cartier Freeway

The 401 or the MacDonald Cartier Freeway starting at the Detroit-Windsor Ambassador Bridge and ends at the Quebec border near Montreal. This road is located in the center of town was built on the side of the country although initially. Length of 816 km (507 miles).
3. Route 6

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Route 6

Route 6 was founded in 1925 extended from Province town, Massachusetts, to Brewster, New York. Then it referred to as the “Roosevelt Highway,” the name given to the entire Route 6. This road extends further to Greeley, Colorado in 1931. It extended from the south to Long Beach and west to Bishop, California with the overall length of 3940 km.

 

2. The Trans Siberian Highway

The Trans Siberian Highway Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

The Trans Siberian Highway

The Trans Siberian Highway includes some federal highway that extends throughout Russia from the Baltic Sea from the Atlantic Ocean to the Sea of Japan in the Pacific Ocean. AH6 is called on Asian routes. More than 11,000 kilometers in length and extends from Saint Petersburg to Vladivostok.

 

1. Trans Canada Highway

Trans Canada Highway Top 10 Longest Highways in the World

Trans Canada Highway

This highway has a length of 4860 miles in Canada. This path begins on Vancouver Island, British Columbia and across the Continental Divide, 10 provinces, five time zone and ends in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This road was built in 1962 and completed in 1970. The longest highway in the world across North America from St. John’s, NL, to Victoria, British Columbia.


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