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The longest highway in the world TOP 10

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What are the longest highways in the world and where are they located? We have collected for you the 10 longest highways with their location and length. Then we arranged the length below.

10. Highway I-80

Length: 4 666 km

The I-80 highway connects the east and west coasts of the United States. It stretches from the city of San Francisco and runs all the way to the western part of the United States (Hudson River and I-95).

9. Highway I-90

Length: 4,861 km

The ninth and longest in the world is the I-90 motorway. Like I-80, it also connects the east and west coasts of the US, but more to the north. It is longer than I-80 by less than 200 km. This road connects the states of Washington and Massachusetts.

8. State Road No. 6 (US Route 6)

Length: 5 148 km

State Highway 6 was the longest highway in the United States during the period 1936 to 1964. The road runs from the state of California in the west to Massachusetts on the east coast of the United States.

7. State Road No. 20 (US Route 20)

Length: 5 415 km

US Route 20 is the longest highway in the United States. Like other America’s longest highways, it runs from the east coast to the west. It connects the northern states, Oregon and Massachusetts.

6. China National Highway 318

Length: 5 476 km

China National Highway 318 or China National Highway 318. It runs from Shanghai to Zhangmu. The section of this road between the cities of Lhasa and Zhangmu is called the “Friendship Highway”.

5. Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network

Length: 5 846 km

Located in India, the Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network connects the country’s most important industrial, cultural sites and major cities. Its construction started in 2001 and lasted until 2012.

4. Trans-Canada Highway

Length: 7 821 km

The Trans-Canada Highway runs through all ten Canadian provinces. This road branches out into two sections in many places, but is still treated as one highway, known as the Trans-Canada Highway. The highest point of the highway is called “Kicking Horse Pass” and is 1643 meters high.

3. Trans-Siberian Highway

Length: 11 000 km

The Trans-Siberian Highway in Russia connects the city of Saint Petersburg and Irkutsk. It runs through most of the Asian continent. The history of the first construction of this road dates back to 1800.

2. Highway 1 in Australia

Length: 14 500 km

Highway 1 in Australia runs around the entire continent, and its section is also on the island of Tasmania. Highway 1 runs through most of the mainland cities.

1. Pan-American Highway

Length: 48 000 km

The longest highway in the world outclasses all other competing, longest highways in the world. Its length is as much as 48,000 km. The Pan-American Highway crosses two continents, South America and North America. It is also listed in the Guinness Book of Records as the longest motorized road in the world. It begins in the north at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska and runs all the way south to Ushuaia, Argentina.

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