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Hovenring – an Innovative Circular Cycle Bridge

Dutch city of Eindhoven has Hovenring – an amazing circular cycle bridge for cyclists and pedestrians. Eindhoven City Council asked Dutch bridge specialist ipv Delft  to develop an alternative route for crossover due to the growing traffic. Soon cable-stayed bridge appeared above the Heerbaan/Meerenakkerweg intersection as the entrance way to the cities of Eindhoven and Veldhoven, Netherlands. The new city landmark has an impressive 72 meters (230 feet) high pylon with 24 steel cables attached to it, thin deck and conspicuous lighting. A real excitement while passing by as well as a great example of the innovative road design development.

15 Breathtaking Roads Around the World

Want to discover new places with a closer, deeper look? Then road-tripping is your kind of travelling. Simply grab some snacks, jump in the car, turn on your favorite tune and enjoy the romance of the drive. And since you sacrificed the comfort and speed of the plane to the scenery outside of your vehicle’s window , the view has to be amazing, it has to charm. Here are the 15 roads around the world which can not be missed – breathtaking lifetime experience, must have on the travel wishlist, no doubt!

Picture of the Day: Sweeping Intersection

November 1980: Aerial photo of the intersection of the Harbor (110) and Santa Monica (10) freeways just southwest of downtown Los Angeles with the skyline in the background. Sweeping Intersection When this photo was published in the 2000 Los Angeles Times book “Imagining Los Angeles: Photographs of a 20th Century City,” the accompanying text reported: Essential to the city’s sprawling character and its attachment to the automobile was the development of a system of toll-free roadways that would deliver commuters briskly to their destinations – at least in theory. The first freeway, between downtown L.A. and Pasadena, opened in 1939. Today… Read more »

Best Road Trip Routes in the United States

Road tripping is the one thing on almost everyone’s travel list, whether you’re driving across Mediterranean Europe, the African Safari path, or the great North American continent- in addition to the excitement that final destination can offer, the beauty of the road can be equally mesmerizing. Here is the Road Trip map of America, including its 3 best routes which have left visitors overwhelmed and stunned by the road before the destination: And the Top 3 are: Road Trip to Colorado This 390-mile (630-kilometer) road trip begins in Denver, Colorado, crosses through Rocky Mountain National Park, and continues north into Wyoming, where a world… Read more »

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