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Old 07-16-2014, 01:44 PM
 
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This street in Naypyitaw, Myanmar is 20-lanes wide (21-lanes if you include the center left-turn lane).




https://www.google.com/maps/@19.777994,96.1174427,240m/data=!3m1!1e3
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Old 07-16-2014, 01:50 PM
 
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Why is this needed? I've seen more traffic on a frozen lake.
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Old 07-16-2014, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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aka the excesses of totalitarian governments.
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Old 07-16-2014, 01:59 PM
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Seems more like a road than a street. In common English vernacular, a street normally has abodes or shops on either side. Its a "species" of the "genus" road. That's just a road.

I was expecting a picture of the widest street - does anyone have one?
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Old 07-16-2014, 02:02 PM
 
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http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-fYdzEIq1VI...lio-Avenue.jpg
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Old 07-16-2014, 03:08 PM
 
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Seems more like a road than a street. In common English vernacular, a street normally has abodes or shops on either side. Its a "species" of the "genus" road. That's just a road.

I was expecting a picture of the widest street - does anyone have one?
There just hasn't been much development yet along the newly constructed street. However, Naypyitaw's parliament connects to this street so it is definitely a prominent street in Naypyitaw (the capital of Myanmar).
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Old 07-16-2014, 04:14 PM
 
Location: Thunder Bay, ON
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There just hasn't been much development yet along the newly constructed street. However, Naypyitaw's parliament connects to this street so it is definitely a prominent street in Naypyitaw (the capital of Myanmar).
The parliament is pretty much the only thing it connects to though.

Is that really a left turn lane though? If this road ever becomes somewhat better utilized, who would want to make a left turn across 10 lanes of traffic?
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Old 07-16-2014, 04:16 PM
 
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I think it is an alternative shuttle landing spot

to bad the shuttles stopped flying
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Old 07-17-2014, 05:39 AM
 
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Wow...interesting find!

I mean I'd expect wide streets in more developed countries...
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Old 07-17-2014, 08:08 AM
 
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Seems more like a road than a street. In common English vernacular, a street normally has abodes or shops on either side. Its a "species" of the "genus" road. That's just a road.

I was expecting a picture of the widest street - does anyone have one?
I was tempted to say "**** your semantics", but I'll temper that language by merely reporting that that's what I initially intended to say.

You might want to try Salt Lake City or some other Brigham Young creation (St George?)

OP, this is a cool post.
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