|Length:||82.05 km (50.98 mi)|
|Existed:||2006 – present|
|South end:||Daedong Junction, Busan|
|North end:||East Daegu Junction, Daegu|
|Revised Romanization||Daegu Busan Gosokdoro|
|McCune–Reischauer||Taegu Pusan Kosoktoro|
The Daegu–Busan Expressway is an expressway in southeastern South Korea, connecting the cities of Busan and Daegu. Officially, it is part of Jungang Expressway, but some maps use this name for this section. There is also a short branch line at the southern end of the expressway, numbered 551. It is 82 kilometers long, with two lanes of traffic in each direction and eight interchanges. It shares the number "55" with the Jungang Expressway, which runs north from Daegu.
The estimated travel time between the two cities is roughly 1 hour, saving about half an hour over the previous travel time on the Gyeongbu Expressway. The toll for a passenger car is 8,500 won, slightly less than the cost of a KTX ticket between the two cities.
Construction was completed in February 2006, at a total cost of slightly over 1 trillion won. The project was overseen by Hyundai Development Company, also known as I-Park, which has promoted the project under the name "I-Way." It was heavily supported by loans from the Korean Road Infrastructure Fund operated by Australia's Macquarie Bank. The term of the financing is 30 years.
- February 12th, 2001 : Under Construction
- January 2005 : East Daegu Junction ~ East Daegu IC Section opened the traffic.
- January 15th, 2006 : All Section Opened the Traffic.
- 4 Lanes
- Total: 82.05 km
- All segment of Daegu-Busan Expressway are 100 km/h
List of facilities
- IC: Interchange, JC: Junction, SA: Service Area, TG:Tollgate
|No.||Name||Korean Name||Hanja Name||Connections||Notes||Location|
|Connected directly with Samrak~Daedong Expressway|
|3||Daedong JC||대동분기점||大東分岐點||Gimhae~Yangsan Expressway||Begin Spot of
Daegu-Busan BTL Expressway
|TG||Gimhae·Busan TG||김해·부산요금소||金海·釜山料金所||Main Tollate|
|4||Sangdong IC||상동나들목||上東나들목||Provincial Route 60|
|5||Samnangjin IC||삼랑진나들목||三浪津나들목||National Route 58||Milyang,
|6||S. Milyang IC||남밀양나들목||南密陽나들목||National Route 25|
|7||Milyang IC||밀양나들목||密陽나들목||National Route 24|
|SA||Cheongdo Saemaeul SA||청도새마을휴게소||淸道새마을休憩所||Cheongdo,
|8||Cheongdo IC||청도나들목||淸道나들목|| National Route 20,
National Route 25
|9||Suseong IC||수성나들목||壽城나들목||National Route 25||Suseong,
|TG||Daegu TG||대구요금소||大邱料金所||Main Tollate|
|10||E. Daegu IC||동대구나들목||東大邱나들목||National Route 4|
|11||E. Daegu JC||동대구분기점||東大邱分岐點||Gyeongbu Expressway()||Ending Spot of
Daegu-Busan BTL Expressway
|Interchange numbered after 12 is belonged to Jungang Expressway|
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