10 unique streets

Nobody likes crowded streets, and say nothing about driving on the street with 8 sharp turns in one quarter, crossing the road 12 at one intersection or street parking is at an angle of 40 degrees. Here are some of the most frightening, steep, extended, wide, narrow, and other unusual streets in the world. 1 Lombard Street, San Francisco, SSHA

Lombard Street in San Francisco, the United States is most known for being the most winding street in the world. A total angular deviation of about 8 turns called pins, which were made in order to smooth its steep slope. The winding section of Lombard Street allows only one-way traffic, and parking is prohibited. Also on the street is often satisfied with crazy race. 2. The intersection of «The Magic Roundabout», Swindon Angliya

The intersection, located in Swindon, is perhaps the most confusing intersection in the world. It was built in 1972 and is the intersection of 6 roads with 5 smaller interchanges. In addition, if you moved to a small central interchange, it is necessary to go on in a counterclockwise direction. Surprisingly, the crossing was done in order to reduce the number of traffic jams in the city. 3. Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zelandiya

Baldwin Street in Dunedin in New Zealand is the title of the steepest streets in the world. In this country, many cities were built on the mountain and hilly terrain. The slope of the street is 35 degrees, and it is so steep that its upper part is made of concrete, as in hot weather conventional material simply slide down the road. 4. Avenida 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Avenida 9 de Julio in Buenos Aires is considered the widest street in the world. It has six lanes in each direction. With a width of 91 meters, it occupies an entire city block. Crossing the avenue in some areas may take a few minutes to go through all the 12 bands. After passing along the avenue, you can admire the many attractions, including the old French Embassy, ​​a statue of Don Quixote, the famous obelisk and the Constitution Square. 5. Spreuerhofstraße, Reutlingen, Germaniya

Spreuerhofstraße in Reutlingen in Germany is the narrowest street in the world. In the widest part of the width of 50 cm, and the narrowest 31 cm. It was built in 1727 during the reconstruction after the area was destroyed during heavy fighting. The previous record for the narrowest street in the world belonged to Parliament Street in England, made in the 14th century. At its widest point, its width is about 122 meters and the narrowest 64 cm. 6. The road to the Giza Egipet

Road to Giza is known for being the oldest paved road in the world. It was built 4600 years ago and connects ancient basalt quarry to the river, adjacent to the Nile. The width of the road about 2 meters and its length is about 12 km. The road was used to transport the huge blocks of basalt for construction of the pyramids of Giza. 7. Pan-American Highway, SSHA

Pan-American Highway is now considered the longest highway in the world. She replaced Yonge Street in Canada, which has long been considered as the longest road in the world, whose length is 1896 km. Pan-American Highway connects the roads of North and South America, and its length is 48 000 kilometers. The highway passes through 15 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Argentina and El Salvador. 8. Ebenezer Place, Shotlandiya

Ebenezer Place in Wick Scottish city was listed as the shortest street in the world according to the Guinness Book of Records. Its length is only 2, 06 meters. The only address on this street - the front door "Bistro Number 1", which is part of the hotel Makkeyz, built in 1883. At the time, his owner said to write the name on the shortest part of the hotel, and in 1887 it was officially declared a street. 9. Decoupling Judge Garry Pregersona, Los Angeles, SSHA

Decoupling Judge Garry Pregersona located in Los Angeles and is considered the most complicated traffic intersection in the world. It is a stack interchange with lots of bridges that create a complex network of roads for the smooth flow of traffic through the motorway connecting the different states. Decoupling was opened in 1993 and has 4 levels, and each of the branches is designed for a specific type of transport. 10. roundabout Putrajaya, Malayziya

Not many people caught in the middle of Malaysia immediately realize that hit the largest roundabout in the world. The circumference of this intersection is about 3, 4 km away, and the street that surrounds it, called Persiaran Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.

Source: www.infoniac.ru/news/10-unikal-nyh-ulic-i-dorog-mira.html


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