A House Under a Highway In China

Only in China could someone build a house directly underneath a highway and have it stand fifteen years before the Government discovers it and declares it unsafe.

This is the plight of a house in Shanxi province which housed 36 families during its fifteen-year long existence. I can't imagine what it must have been like to live there — steady stream of accidents, incredibly loud road noise, road debris and highway runoff.

As part of a government program to get rid of unsafe housing such as this, the residents are being re-located to a new location and the building is being destroyed. [M.I.C. Gadget]


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