Top 10 Longest Highways In The World
Highway is also known as any community road or public way on land. In 20th century, fresh highway structure developed as the automobile (cars. etc) gained popularity. There are many benefits of the highways, like a reducing travel time, use for business activities and trade route of goods. Normally highway is used as a common way for travelling and transporting. It is true that majority of the world’s longest highways are located in the United States of America.
Here we compiled a list of top 10 world’s longest highways
10. Interstate 80 (I-80), US
Interstate 80 (I-80) is passes through eleven states in the Unites States of America. Interstate 80 (I-80) is also known as Christopher Columbus Highway in United States of American. This longest highway is about 4,666 kilometer long. Interstate 80 (highway) is also known as 2nd longest interstate highway in the United States of America. The highway begins at an interchange with in San Francisco (City in California) and ends at New Jersey (US State).
9. Interstate 90 (I-90), US
Interstate 90 (I-90) is known as one of the most famous and longest interstates Highway in the United States of America. The total length of this longest highway is about 4,860.2 kilometers. In 1950, the construction on this longest highway was commenced and the construction was complete in 1985. Interstate 90 (I-90) is passes through 13 states in the Unites States of America.
8. US Route 6
The total length of US Route 6 is about 5,158 kilometers. US Route 6 is also known as Grand Army of the Republic Highway. US Route 6 is officially designated by the American Association of State Highway Officials. The highway begins at an interchange with in Bishop-California and ends at Provincetown (Town in Massachusetts). In 1920, US Route 6 was also called by the name of Roosevelt Highway.
7. US Route 20
US Route 20 was specially made in 1926. The total length of this longest highway is about 5,415 kilometers. US Route 20 was also extended in 1940. US Route 20 is passes through 9-states in the Unites States of America. This longest highways is very famous and beautiful highways in the United States of America, you can get full entertainment while you running your vehicle on this road. US Route 20 begins at an intersection with US 101 in Newport, Oregon and runs generally eastward towards Idaho.
6. China National Highway 010
China National Highway 010 is one of the longest highways in the China and sixth longest highway in the world. This longest highway is known as Tongsan Expressway. The total length of this highway is about 5,700 kilometers. China National Highway 010 passes from beginning to end the provinces of Zhejiang, Liaoning, Heilongjiang, Shandong, Jilin, Fujian, Jiangsu, Shanghai and Guangdong.
5. Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network, India
Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network is one of the longest highways in India. In 2001, the construction was commenced and the construction was completed in January 2012. The total length of this highway is about 5,846 kilometer and known as the 5th world’s longest highway. Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network is connecting the 4 main cities (Indian) of Kolkate, Chennai, Mumbai and Delhi. This longest highway was constructed with an asset of INR 600bn under the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways.
4. Trans-Canada Highway
Total investment was reached around in this longest highways is about $1bn. The total length of this longest highway is about 7,821 kilometers and known as the 4th longest highways in the world. In 1950, the construction on this highway was commenced. Trans (Canada Highway) passes through all 10 Canadian provinces and also connected all major cities in the country (Canada).
3. Trans-Siberian Highway
The total length of this highway is about 11,000 kilometers. Trans (Siberian Highway) is comprises with 7 federal highways. The highway begins at an interchange from St. Petersburg (City in Russia) and ends at Vladivostok (City in Russia). This highway is very beautiful and amazing and people can be enjoying while running their vehicle on this longest highway.
2. Highway 1, Australia
This longest highway was established in 1955. Highway 1 is one of the longest and most famous highways in Australia and known as second longest highway in the world. Total length of Highway 1 (Australia) is about 14,500 kilometers. Highway 1 (Australia) is comprised of both multilane and single roads. According to information, this longest highway carries more than a million people in every 24 hours. The route of this highway is touch with all the existing states in the Australia (expect Darwin and Brisbane).
1. Pan American Highway
Pan American Highway is famous as the world’s longest highway. Total length of this longest highway is about 48,000 kilometers. According to the Guinness World Records, this longest highway (Pan-American) is the world’s longest motor-able road. Pan American highway passes through many dark Jungles, waterless deserts and various climates.