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show us your most scenic highways

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Sorry for bumping and double posting.....

Here's a 4-lane highway in a region of mine which starts at sea level and climbs high into the mountains...

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Highway curves

 

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Highway curves

 

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Is that recent? I didn't think you used Maxis Highway. :P

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The last MHW I built was in 2010. This is it.

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I know I posted this before in the other highway thread but I guess this qualifies as scenic:

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Time to bump this thread. I have something to post

Here's a highway that stretches alongside a river in one of my regions. This section is between the interchange(Top) and a bridge just to the bottom of this photo. The highway used to tunnel through the mountain before I upgraded this section to 6 lanes

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Beautiful highway, but you need a tree controller. :P

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...and a rock mod!  :D

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Does Martian highways count?

 

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You would drive on the martian highway and see sand dunes, rocks, mountains, rock arches...

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@47ply: Another beautiful picture! It would be perfect if the bridge ramp was less bumpy. Are you using a slope mod? If so, you could smoothen the ramp by dragging a heavily slope-restricted network (could be rail or monorail, depending on your slope mod) from the top of the ramp towards the bottom and then bulldozing this netwok and dragging road/avenue over the freshly smoothened ramp. )

 

@__B: Wow, that looks pretty realistic considering how steep those mountains are! I know it's very hard to make good-looking serpentines, and tbh I'm yet to achiece a result that I'd call "satisfactory" myself. :lol: Together with that lookout point, it reminds me a bit of Iceland. :) Should look great once it's all dressed up with flora and rocks etc.

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@__B: Wow, that looks pretty realistic considering how steep those mountains are! I know it's very hard to make good-looking serpentines, and tbh I'm yet to achiece a result that I'd call "satisfactory" myself. :lol: Together with that lookout point, it reminds me a bit of Iceland. :) Should look great once it's all dressed up with flora and rocks etc.

 

Thank you! Believe me, it was a pain to build. Took me almost two hours to get an acceptable look. I guess I wanted that driver's paradise appearance too bad to quit. Also, don't worry. The mmps are coming. I just wish there was an evergreen tree controller. :lol:

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Nice work guys!

 

 

Here's Lafield pass.

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Later twinned:

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Region transport view:

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I was feeling bored and decided to just make the kind of coast road I'd like to drive along. Long straights, sweeping corners, beautiful landscape and a close zoom because it's the only way to fit all of what I have. I'll extend it if anyone wants me to. :)

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And here we meet again with a lovely winding road through the forested slopes!  This one will be the last teaser I'll put out for my big project I'll formally reveal in 2016:

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10 hours ago, Dragonxander said:

And here we meet again with a lovely winding road through the forested slopes!  This one will be the last teaser I'll put out for my big project I'll formally reveal in 2016:

 

Nice - looking forward to seeing a scenic highway pass through the mountains, at least that's my guess ;)

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Wow. I just love how that road curves up the mountains, and I especially like that hairpin turn!

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Here's part of a much longer scenic highway

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