Bundesautobahn 516

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Bundesautobahn 516
Route information
Length5 km (3 mi)
Major junctions
North endSterkrade
South endOberhausen
StatesNorth Rhine-Westphalia
Highway system

Bundesautobahn 516 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 516, short form Autobahn 516, abbreviated as BAB 516 or A 516) is an autobahn in Germany.

The A 516 branches off the A 3 towards the center of Oberhausen. The northern terminus of the A 516 is also the western terminus of the A 2. After a 5 km journey, the autobahn is downgraded to the B 223 just after the junction Oberhausen-Eisenheim, 500 m short of the A 42. This is because the junction with the A 42 is not designed as a free-flowing autobahn-to-autobahn junction; rather, it is essentially a diamond interchange with one folded ramp.

The speed limit for the entirety of the A 516 is 100 km/h. The limit is reduced to 80 km/h nightly between 22:00 and 6:00. Traffic heading to CentrO on the weekends and around the holiday season regularly creates backups of up to 2 km.

Exit list[edit]

A 3  Zeichen 331 - Kraftfahrstraße (600x600); StVO 1992.svg Road continues as the B 3 towards Emmerich
AB-Kreuz-blau.svg (1) Oberhauen A 2 A 3
AB-AS-blau.svg (2) Oberhausen-Sterkrade Pfeil unten.svg
AB-Brücke.svg Hochstraße 120 m
AB-AS-blau.svg (2a) Oberhausen-Sterkrade Pfeil oben.svg
AB-AS-blau.svg (3) Oberhausen-Eisenheim
End of the motorway End of the motorway

B 223
AB-AS-gelb.svg Oberhausen-Grafenbusch
AB-AS-blau.svg (10) Oberhausen-Zentrum A 42
B 223  Zeichen 331 - Kraftfahrstraße (600x600); StVO 1992.svg Road continues as the B 223 towards Oberhausen

External links[edit]

Autobahn Atlas: A516