European route E90

Summary

European route E 90 is an A-Class West–East European route, extending from Lisbon in Portugal in the west to the TurkishIraqi border in the east.

E90 shield
E90
Major junctions
West endLisbon, Portugal
East endSilopi, Turkey
Location
Countries Portugal
 Spain
 Italy
 Greece
 Turkey
Highway system

ItineraryEdit

The E 90 routes through five European countries, and includes four sea-crossings: Barcelona, Spain - Mazara del Vallo, Italy; Messina, Italy to Reggio Calabria, Italy; Brindisi, Italy, to Igoumenitsa, Greece, and Eceabat, Turkey, to Çanakkale, Turkey.

  Portugal

 
The 25 de Abril Bridge connecting Almada to Lisbon, Portugal

  Spain

 
The E90 near Zaragoza, Spain

Gap

  Italy

 
The E90 near Torregrotta, Italy

Ferry

  Greece

 
The E90 near Veria, Greece

The Greek portion of E90 is known as Egnatia Odos, after the road built on top of a pre-Roman trail that spanned from the Adriatic to the Aegean, Via Egnatia. It was later extended to Byzantium (Constantinople) to the east and Rome to the west. The name Egnatia comes from the Roman proconsul, Gnaius Egnatius, who built the original road.[1] In its design phase, Egnatia Odos was planned to have 1650 bridges, 43 river crossings, 11 railway crosses, and 50 interchanges with existing roads.

  Turkey

  Iraq

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jog, Gauri M.; Brilakis, Ioannis K.; Angelides, Demos C. (2011-07-01). "Testing in harsh conditions: Tracking resources on construction sites with machine vision". Automation in Construction. 20 (4): 328–337. doi:10.1016/j.autcon.2010.11.003. ISSN 0926-5805.

External linksEdit

  • UN Economic Commission for Europe: Overall Map of E-road Network (2007)

Coordinates: 37°58′51″N 13°40′09″E / 37.98083°N 13.66917°E / 37.98083; 13.66917