Bundesautobahn 270

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Bundesautobahn 270
Route information
Length 10.5 km (6.5 mi)
Major junctions
West end Farge (Bremen)
East end Ritterhude (Osterholz, Lower Saxony)
States Bremen, Lower Saxony
Highway system

Bundesautobahn 270 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 270, short form Autobahn 270, abbreviated as BAB 270 or A 270) is an autobahn in Germany.

The A 270 was created in 2001 as a redesignation of the freeway into the northern part of Bremen. Previously, the freeway was known as the B 74n Lesumerschnellweg. The freeway replaced the route of the B 74 through the populated areas of northern Bremen.

Recent plans called for an extension of the A 270 around the northern and eastern boundaries of Farge, to end across the street from the terminal of the Farge - Berne ferry. This project was opened to traffic on December 9, 2009. However, it was a built as an at-grade expressway instead, thus requiring the return of the B 74n designation.[1]

Because it cuts through a densely developed area, the A 270 is below normal autobahn standards for most of its route. The speed limit for the entire route is 80 km/h (50 mph), and in many places there is no hard shoulder. The A 270 ends just before the A 27/E 234, a short distance after crossing into Lower Saxony. The connection with the A 27 is made at an at-grade intersection.

As is expected for urban freeways, some of the junctions are only accessible from one direction; one junction (3b, Lobbendorf) does not permit autobahn traffic to exit at all.

Exit list[edit]

B74 n Road continues as the B 74 n towards Berne
Intersection (1) Rönnebeck B74 n
AB-AS-blau.svg (2) Bremen-Lüssum
AB-Brücke.svg Hochstraße 580 m
AB-Brücke.svg Bahnbrücke 50 m
AB-AS-blau.svg (3a) Bremen-Blumenthal
AB-AS-blau.svg (3b) Lobbendorf No exit; entrance to Pfeil unten.svg eastbound only
AB-AS-blau.svg (4) Bremen-Vegesack-Mitte
AB-Brücke.svg Bahnbrücke 50 m
AB-Brücke.svg Straßenbrücke 70 m
AB-AS-blau.svg (5) Bremen-Vegesack-Hafen
AB-AS-blau.svg (6) Bremen-St. Magnus entrance to Pfeil unten.svg eastbound only
AB-AS-blau.svg (7) Bremen-Lesum
AB-AS-blau.svg (8) Bremen-Ihletal Exit from Pfeil unten.svg eastbound only; entrance to Pfeil oben.svg westbound only
Intersection (9) Bremen-Burglesum
Road continues as the B 74 towards Osterholz-Scharmbeck


  1. ^ "B 74 bei Bremen-Farge freigegeben". Radio Bremen. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 27 August 2010. 

External links[edit]

Autobahn Atlas: A270