Namorese Interdistrict 12

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Namorese Interdistrict 12
12-xо Куджикосу
Нанпеи Косу
"The North-South Highway"
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Major junctions
South end: I2.png I-2 in Sicho, Southern Namor
 
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I-112 in Esquarian City, Southern Namor

I2.png I-2 in Namo, Capital District
I25.png I-25 in Namo
K110.png K110 in Peichin, East Nozama

K10sign.png K10 in Gucheng, East Nozama
North end: K19.png K19 in Nozama City, West Nozama

Namorese Interdistrict 12 (12-xо Куджикосу), also known as the North-South Highway (Нанпеи Косу), is a major Namorese highway running from southern to central Namor (the "Old North"). I-12 connects four major metropolitan centers - Sicho, Esquarian City, Namo and Nozama City.

History

The highway was built prior to the introduction of the Interdistrict highway. Although the major Namorese cities were connected by road in some way or another, the roads were mediocre in quality and transportation was difficult.

The Republic of Namor allocated its resources to build a highway connecting Namo and Nozama City, but with the onset of the Namorese Civil War construction was halted. By the time the Republicans were out of power, only one-quarter of the proposed highway had been completed.

Yunglang Antelope ordered the construction of the "North-South Highway" as part of the post-revolutionary reconstruction and rejuvenation program, ostensibly to show off the infrastructure building skills of the "new Namor," actually to improve communications between areas in central Namor and the central government. The highway was completed within a year, and the Liberationist Party of Namor hailed it as an "unprecedented feat" because no other country had completed a highway of such length within such a short period of time. The new highway was named the Revolutionary Freeway.

It wasn't until the end of the Green Fever when the Gelai Antelope administration admitted that the highway had been hastily completed, and that it was showing severe signs of falling apart. Thus, in NMR 2320 the Ministry of Transport set off to renovate the highway. This took around five years, and finally the Ministry announced that the highway is "safe and accessible" for drivers. The name "Revolutionary Freeway" was abandoned; in turn, the highway was given the name Interdistrict 12.

In NMR 2340, Interdistrict 4 - a highway that ran from Sicho, across Esquarian City and ended in Namo - was merged with Interdistrict 12.

Route description

Sicho, Esquarian City and Namo

The highway begins in Sicho, where it converges from Namorese Interdistrict 2 and Expressway 22. The former continues along its own course while the latter ends where I-12 begins.

From Sicho, I-12 passes through many suburban areas and large towns. At Esquarian City, part of I-12 branches out to form the auxiliary route of I-112. I-2 travels along the coastline while I-112 travels deeper within the city and across the Yangshao River. The two routes rejoin north of the Yangshao.

In Namo, I-12 meets several other highways and routes, primarily Interdistrict 2 and Interdistrict 25.

East Nozama

I-12 passes through the municipalities of Peichin and Gucheng, as well as several other small towns and villages in East Nozama. More rural areas can be seen in East Nozama than in the Namo-Sicho-Esquarian City area.

Nozama City

I-12 ends at the kilometre zero of Nozama City, which also happens to be the intersection point of Namorese Interdistrict 55 and National Expressway K19.