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The World's Most Extreme Road Intersections

Alan Wood & Partners THE WORLD'S MOST EXTREME ROAD INTERSECTIONS AN "INTERSECTION" IS AN ENGINEERING SOLUTION IN ROAD DESIGN. INTERSECTION DESIGN IS BASED ON FINDING SOLUTIONS TO POTENTIAL PROBLEMS WITH TRAFFIC FLOW. HERE ARE SEVERAL OF THE MOST EXTREME ROAD INTERSECTIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. 1 GRAVELY HILL INTERCHANGE LOCATION: BIRMINGHAM, UK Gravely Hill Interchange is more famously known as "SPAGHETTI JUNCTION" for its uncanny resemblance to a plate of spaghetti. Opened in 1972, it is one of the EARLIEST STACK INTERCHANGES in the world. What is a stack interchange?: A grade-separated junction between two roads. A.K.A "BUTTERFLY JUNCTION". 2 GATE TOWER BUILDING LOCATION: OSAKA, JAPAN The Gate Tower Building is a 16 FLOOR OFFICE BUILDING in Japan and is known for its elevated interchange that goes through the building. The highway is surrounded by a structure to protect the building from NOISE AND VIBRATION. The highway is the tenant of the FIFTH AND SEVENTH FLOOR. 3 ARC DE TRIOMPHE ROUNDABOUT LOCATION: PARIS, FRANCE The Arc de Triomphe is a central tourist attraction which stands at the centre of the PLACE CHARLES DE GAULLE in Paris. The wide roundabout which circles the monument serves a STAGGERING 12 ROADS. The traffic is often DISORGANISED AND MANIC and this roundabout is well known for being one of the busiest in Europe. Alan Wood & Partners have six offices across the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire region - Hull, Lincoln, London, Scarborough, Sheffield and York. Established in Hull in the 1960's, Alan Wood & Partners provide a comprehensive range of engineering services to the construction industry. Alan Wood & Partners Alan Wood & Partners are proud to deliver outstanding customer care, delivered by specialist teams, with the skills and experience required.

The World's Most Extreme Road Intersections

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An "Intersection" is an engineering solution in road design. "Intersection design" is based on finding solutions to potential problems with traffic flow. Here are several of the most extreme road inte...


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