Bundesautobahn 485

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Bundesautobahn 485
Route information
Length 20 km (10 mi)
Major junctions
North end Gießen
South end Langgöns
States Hesse
Highway system

Bundesautobahn 485 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 485, short form Autobahn 485, abbreviated as BAB 485 or A 485) is an autobahn in Germany.

The A 485 northbound at the Rödgener Straße bridge, just after junction 4.

The A 485 is an eastern bypass of the town of Gießen. Between junctions 1 and 7, it is the eastern leg of the Gießener Ring.

The A 485 is one of two completed portions of an abandoned plan to extend the A 49 to Darmstadt. The other portion is the A 661 from junction 8 onwards.

Junction 1 is split into three parts. Heading northbound, the first part that is encountered is a trumpet interchange with the B 3a freeway. The B 3a continues northbound, while A 485 traffic is required to exit the freeway to the right. After exiting, the A 485 continues on a shorter stretch of freeway, passing the Marburger Straße junction before ending at a trumpet with the A 480. All three parts are signed as junction 1, and both trumpets are named Gießener Nordkreuz.

Exit list[edit]

AB-Kreuz-blau.svg (1) Gießener Nordkreuz (western half)
AB-AS-blau.svg (1) Gießen-Marburger Straße
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg (1) Gießener Nordkreuz (eastern half)
AB-AS-blau.svg (2) Gießen-Wieseck
AB-AS-blau.svg (3) Gießen-Ursulum
AB-AS-blau.svg (4) Gießen-Grünberger Straße
exit from Pfeil oben.svg northbound only, no entrance
AB-AS-blau.svg (5) Gießen-Licher Straße
AB-AS-blau.svg (6) Gießen-Schiffenberger Tal
AB-AS-blau.svg Oberhof (planned)
AB-AS-blau.svg (7) Bergwerkswald
AB-AS-blau.svg (8) Linden
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg (9) Gießener Südkreuz
AB-AS-blau.svg (10) Langgöns
Freeway continues as the B 3 towards Frankfurt am Main

External links[edit]

Autobahn Atlas: A485