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Gyeongbu Expressway

HANGUL 경부고속도로

HANJA 京釜高速道路

REVISED ROMANIZATION Gyeongbu Gosok Doro

MCCUNE–REISCHAUER Kyŏngbu Kosok Toro

Highway bus lane on GYEONGBU EXPRESSWAY in South Korea
South Korea

The GYEONGBU EXPRESSWAY (Korean : 경부고속도로; Gyeongbu Gosokdoro) ( Asian Highway Network
Asian Highway Network
) is the second oldest and most heavily travelled expressway in South Korea
South Korea
, connecting Seoul
Seoul
to Suwon , Daejeon , Gumi , Daegu
Daegu
, and Busan
Busan
. It has the route number 1, signifying its role as South Korea's most important expressway. The entire length from Seoul
Seoul
to Busan
Busan
is 416 km and the posted speed limit is 100 km/h, enforced primarily by speed cameras.

CONTENTS

* 1 History

* 2 Compositions

* 2.1 Speed limit

* 3 List of Facilities * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links

HISTORY

* February 1968 - Construction begins at the behest of South Korean President Park Chung-hee
Park Chung-hee
. * 21 December 1968 - Seoul- Suwon segment opens to traffic. * 30 December 1968 - Suwon- Osan
Osan
segment opens to traffic. * 29 September 1969 - Osan- Cheonan
Cheonan
segment opens to traffic. * 10 December 1969 - Cheonan- Daejeon segment opens to traffic. * 19 December 1969 - Busan- Daegu
Daegu
(via Gyeongju) segment opens to traffic. * 7 July 1970 - The last segment, the mountainous Daejeon-Daegu segment, opens to traffic, completing South Korea's first long-distance limited access expressway. * December 1987 - Work begins to widen to six lanes in selected areas. Some areas are widened to 8 or 10 lanes by 1996. * February 1995 - Bus-only lane (essentially an HOV -9) established between the northern terminus and Sintanjin for important holidays. * 14 July 2000 - Eight vehicles, including three buses and a five-ton truck, collide near Gimcheon , killing 18 and injuring over 100. * 25 August 2001 - All expressways in South Korea
South Korea
reorganize under a pattern modeled after the United States' Interstate Highway System . The Gyeongbu Expressway's route number of 1 is the only one not to change; however, its kilometer markers change from a north-south progression to south-north. * December 2002 - Korea National Expressway Corporation passes control of the northernmost 9 km stretch of expressway (between Yangjae and Hannam Bridge ) to the City of Seoul. * 1 July 2008 - Bus lane enforcement between Seoul
Seoul
and Osan ( Sintanjin on weekends) becomes daily between 6 AM and 10 PM. On 1 October this is adjusted to 7 AM to 9 PM weekdays, 9 AM to 9 PM weekends.

COMPOSITIONS

SPEED LIMIT

* Cheonan
Cheonan
JC ~ Yangjae IC : 110km/h * Guseo IC ~ Cheonan
Cheonan
JC : 100km/h

LIST OF FACILITIES

* IC: Interchange, JC: Junction, SA: Service Area, TG: Tollgate

NO. NAME KOREAN NAME HANJA NAME La- nes CONNECTIONS NOTES LOCATION

Busan 부산 시점 釜山 6 National Route 7 ( ) Jungang-daero Geumjeong Busan
Busan

1 Guseo IC 구서 나들목 久瑞나들목 Byeonyeong-ro

1-1 Yeongnak IC 영락 나들목 永樂나들목

TG Busan
Busan
TG 부산 요금소 釜山料金所

2 Nopo IC 노포 나들목 老圃나들목 National Route 7 ( )

SA Yangsan SA 양산 휴게소 梁山休憩所

Seoul-bound Only Yangsan Gyeongnam

3 Yangsan JC 양산 분기점 梁山分岐點 Jungang Expressway Branch

4 Yangsan IC 양산 나들목 梁山나들목 National Route 35

5 Tongdosa IC 통도사 나들목 通度寺나들목 National Route 35

Ulju Ulsan
Ulsan

6 W. Ulsan
Ulsan
IC (Samnam) 서.울산 나들목 (삼남) 西蔚山나들목 (三南) National Route 35

7 Eonyang JC 언양 분기점 彦陽分岐點 Ulsan
Ulsan
Expressway

4

SA Eonyang SA 언양 휴게소 彦陽休憩所

SA Gyeongju
Gyeongju
SA 경주 휴게소 慶州休憩所

Busan-bound Only Gyeongju
Gyeongju
Gyeongbuk

9 Gyeongju
Gyeongju
IC 경주 나들목 慶州나들목 National Route 7 National Route 35

SA Geoncheon SA 건천 휴게소 乾川休憩所

No Gas Station on Busan-bound

10 Geoncheon IC 건천 나들목 乾川나들목 National Route 20

11 Yeongcheon IC 영천 나들목 永川나들목 National Route 4

Yeongcheon

6

SA Pyeongsa SA 평사 휴게소 坪沙休憩所

Busan-bound only Gyeongsan

SA Gyeongsan SA 경산 휴게소 慶山休憩所

Seoul-bound only

12 Gyeongsan IC 경산 나들목 慶山나들목 Local Route 919

8

13 E. Daegu
Daegu
JC 동대구 분기점 東大邱分岐點 Jungang Expressway

Dong-gu Daegu
Daegu

14 Dodong JC 도동 분기점 道洞分岐點 Iksan-Pohang Expressway

16 N. Daegu
Daegu
IC 북대구 나들목 北大邱나들목 National Route 4 National Route 5 Sincheon-daero Seobyeonnam-ro Buk-gu

17 Geumho JC 금호 분기점 琴湖分岐點 Jungang Expressway Jungbu Naeryuk Expressway Branch

18 Chilgok Logistics IC 칠곡물류 나들목 漆谷物流나들목 National Route 4

Chilgok Gyeongbuk

19 Waegwan IC 왜관 나들목 倭館나들목 National Route 4 Local Route 79

SA Chilgok SA 칠곡 휴게소 漆谷休憩所

20 S.Gumi IC 남구미 나들목 南龜尾나들목 National Route 33

Gumi

21 Gumi IC 구미 나들목 龜尾나들목 National Route 33

22 Gimcheon JC 김천 분기점 金泉分岐點 Jungbu Naeryuk Expressway

Gimcheon

22-1 E. Gimcheon IC 동김천 나들목 東金泉나들목 EX

SA Gimcheon SA 김천 휴게소 金泉休憩所

23 Gimcheon IC 김천 나들목 金泉나들목 National Route 4

6

SA Chupungnyeong SA 추풍령 휴게소 秋風嶺休憩所

24 Chupungnyeong IC 추풍령 나들목 秋風嶺나들목 National Route 4 in Chupungnyeong SA

25 Hwanggan IC 황간 나들목 黃澗나들목 National Route 4

Yeongdong Chungbuk

SA Hwanggan SA 황간 휴게소 黃澗休憩所

26 Yeongdong IC 영동 나들목 永同나들목 National Route 4

4

SA Geumgang SA 금강 휴게소 錦江休憩所

Okcheon

27 Geumgang IC 금강 나들목 錦江나들목 National Route 4 in Geumgang SA

SA Okcheon SA 옥천 휴게소 沃川休憩所

28 Okcheon IC 옥천 나들목 沃川나들목 National Route 4

6

29 Biryong JC 비룡 분기점 飛龍分岐點 Tongyeong- Daejeon Expressway Daejeon Southern Ring Expressway Dong-gu Daejeon

30 Daejeon IC 대전 나들목 大田나들목 National Route 17 Korail Daejeon Station Daedeok-gu

31 Hoedeok JC 회덕 분기점 懷德分岐點 Dangjin-Yeongdeok Expressway Honam Expressway Branch

8

SA Sintanjin SA 신탄진 휴게소 新灘津休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

32 Sintanjin IC 신탄진 나들목 新灘津나들목 National Route 17

SA Jugam SA 죽암 휴게소 竹岩休憩所

Cheongju Chungbuk

33 S. Cheongju IC 남청주 나들목 南淸州 나들목 National Route 17 Cheongnamdae Daecheong Lake

34 Cheongju JC 청주 분기점 淸州分岐點 Dangjin-Yeongdeok Expressway

10

35 Nami JC 남이 분기점 南二分岐點 Jungbu Expressway

6

36 Cheongju IC 청주 나들목 淸州나들목 National Route 36

SA Oksan SA 옥산 휴게소 玉山休憩所

Busan-bound Only

SA Cheongju SA 청주 휴게소 淸州休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

SA Cheonan
Cheonan
SA 천안 휴게소 天安休憩所

Busan-bound Only Cheonan
Cheonan
Chungnam

37 Mokcheon IC 목천 나들목 木川나들목 National Route 21 Independence Hall of Korea

38 Cheonan
Cheonan
JC 천안 분기점 天安分岐點 Nonsan- Cheonan
Cheonan
Expressway

8

SA Cheonansamgeori SA 천안삼거리 휴게소 天安三거리休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

39 Cheonan
Cheonan
IC 천안 나들목 天安나들목 National Route 1 Local Route 23 Dujeong Station Cheonan
Cheonan
Station

SA Manghyang SA 망향 휴게소 望鄕休憩所

Busan-bound Only

39-1 N. Cheonan
Cheonan
IC 북천안 나들목 北天安나들목 National Route 34

SA Ipjang SA 입장 휴게소 笠場休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

40 Anseong IC 안성 나들목 安城나들목 National Route 38

Anseong Gyeonggi

SA Anseong SA 안성 휴게소 安城休憩所

Busan-bound Only

41 Anseong JC 안성 분기점 安城分岐點 Pyeongtaek–Jecheon Expressway
Pyeongtaek–Jecheon Expressway

SA Anseong SA 안성 휴게소 安城休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

42 Osan
Osan
IC 오산 나들목 五山나들목 National Route 1

Osan
Osan

42-1 Dongtan JC 동탄 분기점 東炭分岐點 Capital Region 2nd Ring Expressway Suwon-Munsan Expressway Hwaseong

43A Giheung-Dongtan IC 기흥동탄나들목 基興東炭나들목 National Route 43 Samsung Electronics (Giheung Campus) Suwon

43B Giheung IC 기흥나들목 基興나들목 National Route 43 Seoul-bound Only Yongin

SA Giheung SA 기흥 휴게소 基興休憩所

Busan-bound Only

44 Suwon·Singal IC 수원신갈 나들목 水原新葛나들목 National Route 42

45 Singal JC 신갈 분기점 新葛分岐點 Yeongdong Expressway

10

SA Jukjeon SA 죽전 휴게소 竹田休憩所

Seoul-bound Only

TG Seoul
Seoul
TG 서울 요금소 서울 料金所

Seongnam

47 Pangyo IC 판교 나들목 板橋나들목 Local Route 23 Busan-bound Only

48A Pangyo JC 판교 분기점 板橋分岐點 Seoul
Seoul
Ring Expressway

48B Daewang-Pangyo IC 대왕판교 나들목 大往板橋나들목 Local Route 23 Busan-bound Only Small Car Only

SA Seoul
Seoul
Underground Rendezvous SA 서울 만남의 광장 휴게소 서울 만남의 廣場 休憩所

Busan-bound Only Seocho Seoul
Seoul

49 Yangjae IC 양재 나들목 良才나들목 National Route 47 Yangjae Citizen\'s Forest Station

Seoul 서울 종점 서울 終點 Yangjae-Hannam Motorway

SEE ALSO

* Roads and expressways in South Korea
South Korea
* Transportation in South Korea
South Korea
* List of Korea-related topics

REFERENCES

EXTERNAL LINKS

* MOLIT South Korean Government Transport Department

* v * t * e

Public transport in the Seoul
Seoul
Metropolitan Area

RAILWAYS

HIGH-SPEED RAIL (KTX , SRT )

* Gyeongbu Line * Honam Line * Suseo Line (2016)

METROPOLITAN SUBWAY LINES

* Line 1 * Line 2 * Line 3 * Line 4 * Line 5 * Line 6 * Line 7 * Line 8 * Line 9 * Gyeongui–Jungang (K1, K3) * Gyeongchun (P1) * Bundang (K2) * Suin (K2) * Gyeonggang (K4) * Shinbundang * AREX
AREX
* Incheon 1 (I1) * Incheon 2 (I2) * Everline * U Line

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

* Ui LRT (2017) * Gimpo Goldline (2018) * Sosa–Wonsi (2018) * Daegok–Sosa (2021) * Sillim (2021)

PLANNED

* Indeogwon– Suwon (2021) * Sinansan (2023) * Wolgot–Pangyo (2027) * Seoul
Seoul
LRT lines * GTX * Incheon 3

EXPRESSWAYS

* #1 * #15 * #35 * #37 * #50 * #60 * #100 * #110 * #120 * #130

BUSES

* Seoul
Seoul
* Gyeonggi-do * Incheon * Seoul
Seoul
Express Bus Terminal * Central City * Dongseoul Bus Terminal * Sangbong Intercity Bus Terminal * Seoul
Seoul
Nambu Bus Terminal

AIRPORTS

* Incheon International * Gimpo International * Seoul
Seoul
Airfield

MAGLEV AND MONORAIL

* Incheon Airport Maglev
Incheon Airport Maglev
* Wolmi Monorail

RELATED TOPICS

* T-money * Upass * Mybi * KTX Family Card * hi-pass * CashBee

* v * t * e

South Korean expressways

SOUTH–NORTH

* 1 (Gyeongbu) * 15 (Seohaean)

* 17

* Pyeongtaek–Hwaseong * Suwon–Munsan

* 25

* Honam * Nonsan– Cheonan
Cheonan

* 27 (Suncheon–Wanju) * 29 (Sejong—Pocheon)

* 35

* Tongyeong– Daejeon * Jungbu

* 37 (2nd Jungbu) * 45 (Jungbu Naeryuk) * 55 (Jungang)

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