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A random selection of interesting facts about the roads and motorways of the world.
There are an estimated 25,000 roundabouts in the UK.
The M180 is the longest 3-digit Motorway in Britain at 25 miles from Hatfield, Yorkshire to Barnetby-le-Wold.
Cornwall, Devon, East Sussex, Norfolk, Northumberland, Rutland, Suffolk are the only English counties that don’t have a motorway.
The Pan-American Highway is the longest road in the world. It runs from Fairbanks, Alaska to Buenos Aires, Argentina, stretching 29,800 miles (47,958 km). But it was never completed. A portion called the Darien Gap, mostly jungle about 100 miles (160 km) long located in Panama and Colombia, remains uncompleted. Cars and passengers are transported around the gap by ship. The Pan-American Highway is a network of roads, each with its twists and turns. Measuring the highway’s distance as the crow flies makes it about 16,000 miles (25,750 km) long.
The only US state without any Interstate highway routes is Alaska.