When was the autobahn made?

Answer The German Autobahn, known as Bundesautobahn, opened its first stretch between Düsseldorf and Opladen in 1929, followed by a route in 1932 between Cologne and Bonn. The Reichsautobahnen opened in ... Read More »

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When was the autobahn built?

The first stretches of the autobahn, from Cologne to Bonn, were built in 1929 and opened in 1932. When Adolph Hitler became dictator of the Third Reich in 1933, he quickly seized on the autobahn an... Read More »

Who invented the autobahn?

It was during Hitler's regime in 1930's Germany that the autobahn was built. The autobahn was not an original idea, but was tailored after the Avus experimental highway in Berlin and Italy's 130-k... Read More »

How thick is the concrete on the Autobahn?

Depending on the local climate and ground conditions, the German Autobahn ranges in concrete thickness from about 21 inches thick to about 33 inches thick. That's almost twice the thickness of Amer... Read More »

Speed Limits on the Autobahn?

Germany's autobahn motorway is a network of limited-access freeways providing a driver with a speedy route from city to city. The first stretch of the autobahn was opened between the cities of Colo... Read More »