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amazing intersection in shanghai!

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Found this browsing soup.io. Pretty neat engineering!Nanpu+Bridge+Shanghai++China+(1).jpg

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I think all big cities have interchanges like that.

Here's one here in Milwaukee that was completed a few years ago:

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I think all big cities have interchanges like that. Here's one here in Milwaukee that was completed a few years ago: HW_36667_MarquetteInterchange_WI_2009_072.jpg

That doesn't look like a spiral :p Though it probably handles much more traffic !

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not really an intersection, more of an onramp they did the spiral because the grade would of been to steep in the distance they had, so a circle upwards made it a smaller grade

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not really an intersection, more of an onramp

Haters gonna hate :p

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nothing crazy like that where i live.

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nothing crazy like that where i live.

Yup, same where I live.

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I would say it not an intersection at all, it's an Interchange!

Intersection versus interchange

There are two different types of junction between roads.

Interchanges are junctions where roads pass above or below one another, preventing a single point of conflict by utilising grade separation and slip roads. The terms motorway junction and highway junction typically refer to this layout.

Intersections do not use grade separation (they are at-grade) and roads cross directly. Forms of these junction types include Roundabouts and traffic circles, priority junctions, and junctions controlled by traffic lights or signals.

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Wheeeeeee!

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I would say it not an intersection at all, it's an Interchange!

Intersection versus interchange

Makes sense!

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I hate intersections. They all make me dizzy these days.

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Spaghetti junction in the West Midlands... (yes that is it's real name! ;))

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