Published On: Sat, Jan 23rd, 2016

Top 10 List of Longest Highways In The World 2016


Highways were constructed to make approach easier on wanted location through transportation, also known as public way as well community road. Every well-developed country tried to build better roads for public convenience, improvised highway structure emerged in 20th century and that thing fueled on motors sale.

Well-designed highways make easier journey from one place to another location, even made unproblematic import, export of all kind of goods through the transportation on highways.

It wouldn’t be wrong if it says the United States has longest highways as compared to other countries, hence in our Top 10 Longest Highways in the World list you will find American long high ways alongside other.

10. Interstate 80 (I-80), United States

Most beautiful, longest highway in United States of America ‘Interstate 80 (I-80)’ that consists of length approximately 4,666 kilometers, while it was planed in 1956 and after its completion of its construction, was opened for all kind of transportation in 1986. The transcontinental limited-access highway starts from an interchange with in San Francisco (City in California), though ends at New Jersey (US State). It emerged as America’s second longest interstate highway, and passes through major cities like Nebraska, California, Utah, Des Moines, Oakland, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, Toledo, Ohio and others.


9. US Route 6

Main path of the United States Highway system which also known as the Grand Army of the Republic Highway, formally assigned the American Association of State Highway Officials and now has become one of the busiest route in country. When it comes to US Route 6 length, it contains length of nearly 5,158 kilometers and begins from east-northeast from California, Bishop and lost link at Massachusetts, Province town. However, in terms of its extra-ordinary value placed in ninth rank in Top 10 Longest Highways in the World study, while has been re-designed more than one time so far.


8. US Route 20

United States’ 5,415 km (3,365 mi) long US Route 20, begins at an intersection with US 101 in Newport, Oregon, while runs generally eastward to Idaho, pases through the Central Oregon Coast Range, as well as Corvallis and Albany, Cascade Mountains over Santiam Pass, also touch Bend, Oregon, and Oregon High Desert and other nearest locations. US Route 20 is also known as one of the longest road in nation, and it’s around sides views during travel entertain well because its passes through the most beautiful sites of US.


7. Interstate 90 (I-90), United States

Interstate 90 (I-90) acquires seventh rank in Top 10 Longest Highways in the World and considered to be most renowned, longest interstates Highway in the United States of America just because of engagements all day and night. The Interstate 90 (I-90) consists of approximately 4,860.2 kilometers, though its construction was started in 1950 and completed in 1985. Interstate 90 (I-90) runs through thirteen states of America.


6. China National Highway 010

China National Highway 010, also better known as another name ‘Tongsan Expressway’, runs through the provinces of Heilongjiang, Shandong, Jiangsu, Jilin, Liaoning, Shanghai, Guangdong, Zhejiang and Fujian. It is based on length of calculated roughly 5,700 kilometers, though carries heavy and other automobiles. The road also carries heavy duty transportation as well as other automobiles and calls sixth longest highway in the world as well longest highways in the China.



5. Golden Quadrilateral Highway Network, India

Praiseworthy creation of the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), connects India’s largest agricultural, cultural, industrial platforms as Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai, and hence its name placed in Top 10 Longest Highways in the World. Other metropolises also connected by the network are Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Jaipur, Kanpur, Pune, Surat, Guntur, Vijayawada, and Visakhapatnam. The largest highway was formed with cost of US$9.0 billion, calculated roughly 5,846 km (3,633 mi) long. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee approved the construction of Golden Quadrilateral, while launched in 2001 and ended successfully in 2012.


4. Trans-Siberian Highway

One of the busiest, well-built, and longest roads in Serbia that overlaps with European road E30 and connecting the country of Kazakhstanacross a distance of nearly 190 kilometers (120 mi) as well comprise seven federal highways. The Trans-Siberian Highway has about length of 11,000 kilometers, starts at an interchange from St. Peters burg (City in Russia), while lost its surface at Vladivostok (City in Russia). Most beautiful sciences around the Siberian Highway make pleasant travelers by running on the route.


3. Trans-Canada Highway

Canada’s largest highway comprises total length of nearly 7,821 kilometers and constructed reportedly with large amount of $1bn, began in 1950 but formally launched in 1962, though its building was ended in 1971, comes on third rank in Top 10 Longest Highways in the World. The Trans-Canada route was formed by the highway system who known for its distinguishing white-on-green maple leaf productions. Nonetheless, Trans-Canada Highway runs all 10 provinces of Canada as well linking to all major cities in the country.


2. Highway 1, Australia

Highway 1 is thought to be one of the most famous and longest highways in Australia that contains single roads and multi lane too. Highway 1 is estimated roughly about 14,500 kilometers long and connecting all mainland state capitals. The route was built as part of the National Route Numbering system in 1955 and constructed examining the necessities of long routes regarding trading, traveling too. The Highway 1 carries a large number of automobiles, heavy duty transportation all the day and night.


1. Pan-American Highway

The idea of Pan-American Highway comes on number one rank in Top 10 Longest Highways in the World, its construction was came out at the Fifth International Conference of American States in 1923 wheras its building was launched in mid of the 1937, though project ended in long duration but officially opened for all kind of transportation in 1950. The route is belonging to nine countries as Guatemala, El Salvador, Canada, United States, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica from its Northern way. The highway comprises approximately length of 48,000 kilometers and also attained place in the Guinness World Records just because of its long range.