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A random selection of interesting facts about the roads and motorways of the world.
Britain is better known for its winding roads than its dead straight ones so news that the longest straight road in the country is 15.1 miles long might come as a surprise. It’s a section of the A15 north of Lincoln that goes between Scawby and Scampton airfield.
The M1 was built to handle up to 14,000 vehicles a day. It now serves 10 times that number.
There are an estimated 25,000 roundabouts in the UK.
I-95 is the most expensive US interstate highway route, costing $8 billion. The 1,919 mile highway serves metropolitan areas such as Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, and Richmond, Fayetteville, Savannah, Jacksonville, and Miami in the Southeast. I-95 also goes through the largest number of states, 16.
The longest avenue in the world is Avenida Rivadavia, Buenos Aires, Argentina – it is 22 miles (35 km) long.