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Photo of the Week: Villahermosa’s Wrong-Way Boulevards

Last week I wrote up my wanderings in Villahermosa, but I realized I left one thing out. Villahermosa is the only city I’ve ever seen with divided boulevards… where both sides go the same way.

Here’s proof:

Photo by Andre

Photo by Andre

I’ve wracked my head about this and can’t imagine any advantages to this setup. Anybody have an idea?

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5 thoughts on “Photo of the Week: Villahermosa’s Wrong-Way Boulevards

  1. Calluna says:

    My guess is that it used to be a 2-way street, but it was changed to a 1-way street at some point in an attempt to fix some type of traffic flow issue.

    • Calluna says:

      Or maybe it was a 4-lane, 2-way street, but they removed 2 lanes to create parking, and turned it into a 2-lane 1-way street, as they could not widen the road.

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