The is a major west-east connection in middle Germany. It consists of two parts, which are connected via the and the . The shorter western part becomes the in Belgium to Liège, whereas the eastern part continues in Poland as to Wrocław
- The Rodenkirchen Bridge (km 40-48)
Taking the most direct route from the end of the west segment and the beginning of the east segment and counting the kilometers in between, the marker for the beginning of the east segment is 302 km (187 mi). The full length including the distance between the segments is 740 km (459 mi).
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