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East-West Highway, Algeria

The East-West Highway project was launched by Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika in 2009. Costing $11.2bn, it is considered as Algeria’s most important road project and the largest public works project in the world. It was scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2013, but delayed by about a year. ...

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Orgãos-Pedra Badejo Road, Cape Verde

On 6 June 2009 a road connecting the towns of Orgãos and Pedra Badejo, in Santiago, the Republic of Cape Verde, was inaugurated by Prime Minister Dr José Maria Neves. The 10km-long and 6m-wide road was constructed in cooperation with the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC). The project is part of ...

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London Cycle Superhighways, United Kingdom

Cycle Superhighways (CS) are bicycle paths extending from external parts of London to central London. The bikeways, which ensure safer, quicker and more direct travels within the city, are being developed under Transport for London’s (TfL) £4bn ($6.24bn) road modernisation programme. The Cycle Superhighways feature road markings, and sign boards ...

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Friedberg Bridge, Friedberg, Germany

When installing new bridges one of the most crucial considerations is the proper and regular maintenance of the structure. Corrosion can be a big problem and bridges have to be inspected regularly to remain safe. Road authorities are forever searching for bridge and road systems to save money on installation ...

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National Trunk Highway System (NTHS), China

National Trunk Highway System (NTHS) is a network of freeways (traffic freeways) in the People’s Republic of China. It is the backbone of China’s transportation network. Construction of the system began in 1990 and is still underway. The total length of the system by 2011 was 85,000km, of which 11,000km ...

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