Why pay to go to one of China’s amusement parks when you can simply take a drive on its highways? That’s the question Chongqing’s Suijiaba Interchange is forcing drivers to consider. The highway, which is a spectacle just to look upon, gives commuters the ride of their lives each day.
The roadway is 72-meters off the ground, held up by massive pillars, and has twists and turns much like those on a roller coaster. We assume it must be a bit difficult for drivers to focus, knowing that a twitch of the hand could send their car hurtling to the earth far, far below.
Take a ride from the safety of your own home:
Of course, this isn’t the first time that Chongqing has displayed some, well, unique construction ideas. The city, built along the steep banks of the Yangtze River, is well-known for ambitious, if panic-inducing, urban planning.
By Emma Abrams
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