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Is landscaping highways considered a distraction

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--- Quote from: tolbs17 on January 23, 2022, 11:13:53 PM ---
--- Quote from: HighwayStar on January 23, 2022, 11:07:47 PM ---Most true "landscaping" is not a distraction, it is a way to make the road more attractive visually.

However, some "decoration" such as mandatory art projects and other such crap is often distracting, on top of being a waste of money.

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True because I think my favorite highways in North Carolina is I-85 in Durham or I-440 in northern Raleigh when they were rebuilt. Take a look at these!

I-440 in Northern Raleigh -

I-85 in Durham -

Now these days I just see highways that are boring (Maybe because they are in the city and supposed to be decorative and nice) such as the Greenville Southwest bypass, Partly the Winston-Salem Northern Beltway and the Greensboro Urban loop.

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The brick is not bad for an urban freeway.


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