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Bundesautobahn 10

 

Bundesautobahn 10

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Bundesautobahn 10

Map of Berlin (A 10 highlighted)
Route information
Length: 196 km (122 mi)
Location
States: Berlin, Brandenburg
Highway system
  • Roads in Germany

Bundesautobahn 10 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 10, short form Autobahn 10, abbreviated as BAB 10 or A 10) runs in Brandenburg as an orbital motorway around the German capital Berlin, colloquially called Berliner Ring. It should not be confused with the Berliner Stadtring (Bundesautobahn 100) around Berlin's inner city.

With a total length of 196 km (122 mi), the BAB 10 is the longest orbital in Europe, being 8 km (5.0 mi) longer than the London M25 motorway.

Contents

  • Course 1
  • History 2
  • Exit list 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5

Course

Berliner Ring between Ludwigsfelde and Nuthetal interchange

The highway route markers run clockwise from the interchange at Schwanebeck (the former Prenzlau branch-off), where the Bundesautobahn 11 runs to Szczecin, Poland via the Pomellen/Kołbaskowo border crossing and the Polish A6 autostrada. From here the beltway leads southwards to the Spreeau interchange with the Bundesautobahn 12 to Frankfurt (Oder) and the Polish A2 autostrada. At the Schönefeld four-way interchange, the Bundesautobahn 13 leads to Dresden and the Bundesautobahn 113 to the Berliner Stadtring and the Berlin city centre via Berlin Brandenburg Airport.

The Berliner Ring then runs westwards to Nuthetal, where the Bundesautobahn 115 (including the former AVUS race track) also links to the Stadtring at the Funkturm Berlin. Next the Bundesautobahn 9 leads to Munich (at the Potsdam interchange) and the Bundesautobahn 2 to the Ruhr area (at Werder). From here the beltway runs northwards to the Havelland interchange with the Bundesautobahn 24 to Hamburg, and finally turns eastwards to the Oranienburg and Pankow interchanges with the Bundesautobahn 111 and Bundesautobahn 114 motorways both leading to the Berliner Stadtring. It again reaches Schwanebeck at km 196.

History

The first sections near Werder, Schwanebeck and Spreeau were built from 1936 until the outbreak of World War II in 1939 as part of the Reichsautobahn program. Construction works were not resumed until 1972, when the East German authorities had the orbital completed until 1979, then also to bypass West Berlin on the way from the capital East Berlin to Potsdam and the motorways leading to Magdeburg and Leipzig.

Exit list

(1) Kreuz Barnim 3-way interchange A 11E 28
(2) Berlin-Hohenschönhausen B 158
(3) Berlin-Marzahn
Services Seeberg
(4) Berlin-Hellersdorf B 1, B 5
(5) Rüdersdorf
Mühlenfließbrücke 742 m
Kalkgrabenbrücke 237 m
(6) Erkner
Löcknitzbrücke 100 m
(7) Freienbrink
Spreebrücke 200 m
(8) Spreeau 3-way interchange A 12E 30
(9) Niederlehme
Dahmebrücke 122 m
Wildauer Brücke 145 m
(10) Königs Wusterhausen
(11) Schönefelder Kreuz A 13 E 55, A 113
Services Am Fichtenplan
(12) Rangsdorf B 96
(13) Genshagen
(14) Ludwigsfelde-Ost B 101
Ludwigsfelder Brücke 330 m
(15) Ludwigsfelde-West
Nuthebrücke 50 m
(16) Nuthetal 3-way interchange A 115E 51
(17) Michendorf B 2
Services Michendorf
(18) Ferch
(19) Potsdam 3-way interchange A 9E 51
(20) Glindow
(21) Werder (Havel) 3-way interchange A 2E 30
(22) Groß Kreutz B 1
Plessower-See-Brücke 50 m
(23) Phöben
Havelbrücke 704 m
(24) Leest
Sacrow-Paretzer-Kanal-Brücke 100 m
(25) Potsdam-Nord B 273
(26) Berlin-Spandau B 5
(27) Brieselang
Havelbrücke 150 m
(28) Falkensee
Tankstelle Wolfslake
(29) Havelland 3-way interchange A 24E 26 E 55
(30) Oberkrämer
E 251
Oder-Havel-Kanal-Brücke 75 m
(33) Birkenwerder
AB-Rast.svg Under construction Rest area Birkenwerder (under construction)
(34) Mühlenbeck
(35) Berlin-Pankow 3-way interchange A 114

See also

External links

  • (German)Bundesautobahn 10 – Detailed route plan
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