May 5, 1998 An opening ceremony was held for Ting Kau Bridge in Hong Kong. This six-lane bridge, which crosses the body of water known as Rambler Channel serves as a major link between Tsing Yi Island; and the portion of Tuen Mun Road (part of Route 9) that runs through the area of Ting... Continue Reading →

March 2, 2017 A groundbreaking ceremony was held for the construction of a cable-stayed bridge within the main urban center of the Filipino province of Cebu. This part of Cebu is called Metropolitan Cebu, and it ranks second only to Metropolitan Manila (officially named the National Capital Region) as the Philippines’ largest metropolitan area by... Continue Reading →

April 12, 2010 King Mohammed VI of Morocco inaugurated the construction of a major highway in that North African country. This highway, which is officially designated as A4 motorway, was completed in 2015. Based in the northern section of Morocco, A4 motorway covers 107 miles (173 kilometers) between the town and municipality of Berrechid in... Continue Reading →

March 22, 2014 The Hunter Expressway in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) was opened to traffic. This freeway covers 24.5 miles (39.5 kilometers) between the Pacific Motorway at the Newcastle Link Road interchange and the segment of the New England Highway that is just north of the town of Branxton. The Hunter... Continue Reading →

November 19, 2018 In northern India, the second and final segment of the Western Peripheral Expressway (WPE) in the country’s state of Haryana was officially opened to traffic. This expressway measures 84.3 miles (135.6 kilometers) altogether in length and encompasses a total of six lanes (three in each direction). Both WPE and the 84-mile (135-kilometer)-long... Continue Reading →

June 30, 2009 A dedication ceremony was held during the afternoon for a newly completed expressway in South Korea. This expressway covers 14.2 miles (22.9 kilometers) between the city of Yongin in Gyeonggi Province and the Gangnam District of South Korea’s capital city of Seoul. Plans to build the Yongin-Seoul Expressway had been developed to... Continue Reading →

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