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The '''A28''' is a motorway running from [[Utrecht]] in the central [[Netherlands]] to [[Groningen]] in the northeast. Along its way it passes cities like [[Amersfoort]], [[Zwolle]] and [[Assen]], as well as smaller towns like [[Zeist]], [[Harderwijk]], [[Meppel]] and [[Hoogeveen]].
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The '''A28''' is a motorway running from [[Utrecht]] in the central [[Netherlands]] to [[Groningen]] in the northeast. Along its way it passes cities like [[Amersfoort]], [[Zwolle]] and [[Assen]], as well as smaller towns like [[Zeist]], [[Harderwijk]], [[Meppel]] and [[Hoogeveen]].  
  
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'''Scroll down to bottom of page for more detailed maps'''
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<map lat='52.7' lng='6' zoom='8' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='420' height='550' float='right' />
  
==Hitching the '''A28'''==
 
  
{{legend}}
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== Hitching the '''A28''' ==
*'''{{junction}} Rijnsweerd
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*'''{{ramp}} 2 ([[Utrecht]])-De Uithof'''
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** Continues as '''''Waterlinieweg''''' into '''[[Utrecht]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 3 [[Den Dolder]] / ([[Zeist]])'''
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* '''{{intersection}} Beginning of motorway''' {{good}}
*'''{{ramp}} 4 [[Soesterberg]]'''
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* '''{{junction}} Rijnsweerd'''
*'''{{ramp}} 5 [[Maarn]]'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A27 (Netherlands)|A27]]''', for '''[[Almere]], [[Hilversum]], [[Den Bosch]], [[Den Haag]] and [[Breda]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 6 [[Leusden]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 2 ([[Utrecht]])-De Uithof''' {{average}}
*'''{{ramp}} 7 [[Leusden]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 3 [[Den Dolder]] / ([[Zeist]])''' {{average}}
*'''{{ramp}} 8 [[Amersfoort]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 4 [[Soesterberg]]'''
*'''{{junction}} Hoevelaken
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* '''{{ramp}} 5 [[Maarn]]'''
*'''{{parking}} ''Hooglanderveen/Holkerveen'''''
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* '''{{ramp}} 6 [[Leusden]]-Zuid'''
*'''{{ramp}} 8a Amersfoort-Vathorst / [[Nijkerk]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 7 [[Leusden]]'''  
*'''{{ramp}} 9 [[Nijkerk]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 8 [[Amersfoort]]''' {{average}}
*'''{{parking}} ''Oldenaller'''''
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* '''{{junction}} Hoevelaken'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A1 (Netherlands)|A1]]''', for '''[[Amsterdam]], [[Apeldoorn]], [[Hengelo]], [[Osnabrück]] and [[Berlin]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''Hooglanderveen''''' {{average}}
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** Only on lane in direction [[Utrecht]]
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* '''{{parking}} ''Holkerveen'''''
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** Northbound, towards [[Groningen]]
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* '''{{ramp}} 8a Amersfoort-Vathorst / [[Nijkerk]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 9 [[Nijkerk]]'''
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* '''{{parking}} ''Oldenaller'''''
 
** Only on lane in direction [[Utrecht]]
 
** Only on lane in direction [[Utrecht]]
*'''{{gas}} ''[[Vanenburg]]'''''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Vanenburg]]'''''
 
** Only on lane in direction [[Groningen]]
 
** Only on lane in direction [[Groningen]]
*'''{{ramp}} 10 Strand [[Nulde]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 10 Strand [[Nulde]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 11 Strand [[Horst]]'''
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* '''{{parking}} ''Dasselaar'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 12 [[Ermelo]]'''
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** Only on lane in direction [[Groningen]]
*'''{{ramp}} 13 [[Lelystad]] / [[Harderwijk]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 11 Strand [[Horst]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 14 [[Elspeet]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Drielander]]'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 15 [[Epe]] / [[Nunspeet]]-Oost'''
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** Only on lane in direction [[Utrecht]]
*'''{{ramp}} 16 [['t Harde]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 12 [[Ermelo]] / [[Harderwijk]]''' {{bad}}
*'''{{ramp}} 17 [[Wezep]]'''
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Try to avoid this exit. Although there's quite some traffic, cars cannot stop here.
*'''{{junction}} Hattemerbroek
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* '''{{ramp}} 13 [[Lelystad]] / [[Harderwijk]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 18 [[Zwolle]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{parking}} ''Leuvenhorst'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 19 [[Zwolle]]-Centrum'''
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** Small parking, northbound lane towards [[Groningen]]
*'''{{ramp}} 20 [[Zwolle]]-Noord'''
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* '''{{gas}}{{rest}} ''[[Willemsbos]] / [[Hendriksbos]]'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 21 [[Ommen]]'''
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** Hendriksbos is one of the biggest restareas in the Netherlands, and they're connected to each other with a tunnel. According to consumerorganisation ''Kassa'' the third-cleanest public toilets along Dutch motorways are to be found here.
*'''{{ramp}} 22 [[Nieuwleusen]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 14 [[Elspeet]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 23 [[Staphorst]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 15 [[Epe]] / [[Nunspeet]]-Oost'''
*'''{{junction}} Lankhorst
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* '''{{parking}} ''De Kraaienberg / De Haere'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 24 [[De Wijk]]'''
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** Parking De Kraaienberg (northbound lane towards Groningen) is well-known and used to be an infamous [[cruising spot]]. Although the bushes are cleared for this reason now, you might still want to keep this history in mind when considering this parking.
*'''{{ramp}} 25 [[Zuidwolde]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 16 [['t Harde]]'''
*'''{{junction}} Hoogeveen
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* '''{{parking}} ''Vosbergen'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 26 [[Hoogeveen]]'''
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** Small parking, only on lane in direction [[Utrecht]]
*'''{{ramp}} 27 [[Fluitenberg]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Bornheim]]/[['t Loo]]'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 28 [[Pesse]]'''
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** Near to ramp 17, shell stations on both sides of motorway.
*'''{{ramp}} 29 [[Dwingeloo]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 17 [[Wezep]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 30 [[Beilen]]'''
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* '''{{junction}} Hattemerbroek'''
*'''{{ramp}} 31 [[Westerbork]]'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A50 (Netherlands)|A50]]''', for '''[[Apeldoorn]], [[Arnhem]], [[Nijmegen]], [[Eindhoven]] and [[Maastricht]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 32 [[Assen]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 18 [[Zwolle]]-Zuid''' {{senseless}}
*'''{{ramp}} 33 [[Assen]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 19 [[Zwolle]]-Centrum''' {{average}} (southbound) / {{good}} (northbound)
*'''{{ramp}} 34 [[Assen]]-Noord'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 20 [[Zwolle]]-Noord''' {{good}} (northbound)
*'''{{ramp}} 35 [[Vries]] / [[Tynaarlo]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 21 [[Ommen]]'''
*'''{{ramp}} 36 [[Zuidlaren]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''Haerst'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 37 [[Eelde]]'''
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** Southbound, towards [[Utrecht]]
*'''{{ramp}} 38 [[Haren]]'''
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* '''{{parking}} ''De Markte'''''
*'''{{ramp}} 39 [[Groningen]]-Zuid'''
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** Northbound, towards Groningen. Used quite heavily, both as parking for divers in a nearby lake, as well as parking for (mainly closeted gay) [[cruising spot|men looking for sex]] in a nearby bit of wood. There's a bridge nearby that connects the parking to the gas station (Shell) on the other side of the road.
*'''{{junction}} [[Europaplein]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 22 [[Nieuwleusen]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''Dekkersland'''''
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** Northbound, towards [[Groningen]]
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* '''{{ramp}} 23 [[Staphorst]]'''
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* '''{{junction}} Lankhorst'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A32 (Netherlands)|A32]]''', for '''[[Meppel]], [[Heerenveen]] and [[Leeuwarden]]'''
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*** '''''Northbound only'''''
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* '''{{ramp}} 24 [[De Wijk]]'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A32 (Netherlands)|A32]]''', for '''[[Meppel]], [[Heerenveen]] and [[Leeuwarden]]'''
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*** '''''Southbound only'''''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Lageveen]] / [[Panjerd]]'''''
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** Used quite heavily by lorries. Also a good place to chance cars if one is trying to get towards [[Emmen]] / [[Meppen]]. Exit 25 is not heavily used, and split in two halves which are 3 kilometres away from each other.
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* '''{{ramp}} 25 [[Zuidwolde]]''' {{senseless}}
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** Avoid getting dropped at this ramp, to get back on the motorway is a 3 kilometre walk. Use petrol station [[Lageveen]] / [[Panjerd]] instead.
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* '''{{junction}} Hoogeveen'''
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A37 (Netherlands)|A37]]''', for '''[[Emmen]], [[Meppen]] and [[Bremen]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 26 [[Hoogeveen]]''' {{good}} (southbound)
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* '''{{ramp}} 27 [[Fluitenberg]]''' {{good} (northbound)
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* '''{{ramp}} 28 [[Pesse]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 29 [[Dwingeloo]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[De Mussels]] / [[Smalhorst]]'''''
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* '''{{ramp}} 30 [[Beilen]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 31 [[Westerbork]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 32 [[Assen]]-Zuid''' {{good}}
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* '''{{ramp}} 33 [[Assen]]'''
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Zeijerveen]]'''''
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** Southbound towards [[Utrecht]]
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[Peelerveld]]'''''
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** Northbound towards [[Groningen]]
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* '''{{ramp}} 34 [[Assen]]-Noord'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 35 [[Vries]] / [[Tynaarlo]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 36 [[Zuidlaren]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 37 [[Groningen]] Airport ([[Eelde]])'''
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* '''{{parking}} ''Glimmermade'''''
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** Northbound towards [[Groningen]]
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* '''{{gas}} ''[[De Witte Molen]]'''''
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** Southbound towards [[Utrecht]]
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* '''{{ramp}} 38 [[Haren]]'''
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* '''{{ramp}} 39 [[Groningen]]-Zuid'''
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* '''{{intersection}} [[Julianaplein]]''' {{average}} (Motorway junction is intersection with traffic lights)
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** Chance to get on to the motorway '''[[A7 (Netherlands)|A7]]''', for '''[[Drachten]], [[Heerenveen]], [[Winschoten]], [[Bremen]] and [[Hamburg]]'''
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** Continues as '''''Emmaviaduct''''' into [[Groningen]] city centre {{good}} (southbound)
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{{legend}}
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== Maps of the '''A28''' ==
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=== Southern section, [[Utrecht]] to [[Zwolle]] ===
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<map lat='52.2' lng='5.32' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='450' height='350' float='left'/>
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{|style="margin: 0 auto;"
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|<map lat='52.4' lng='5.76' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='500' height='350' float='right'/>
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|}
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=== Around [[Zwolle]] ===
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<map lat='52.49' lng='6.07' zoom='12' view='3' width='450' height='450'/>
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{|style="margin: 0 auto;"
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|<map lat='52.6' lng='6.1' zoom='11' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='350' height='600'/>
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|}
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=== Northern section, [[Staphorst]] to [[Groningen]] ===
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<map lat='52.67' lng='6.35' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='550' height='300' float='left'/>
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{|style="margin: 0 auto;"
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|<map lat='52.97' lng='6.56' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='300' height='650' float='right'/>
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|}
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{{Highways NL}}
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[[Category:Netherlands]]
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[[Category:Motorways]]

Latest revision as of 03:01, 8 October 2011

The A28 is a motorway running from Utrecht in the central Netherlands to Groningen in the northeast. Along its way it passes cities like Amersfoort, Zwolle and Assen, as well as smaller towns like Zeist, Harderwijk, Meppel and Hoogeveen.

Scroll down to bottom of page for more detailed maps <map lat='52.7' lng='6' zoom='8' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='420' height='550' float='right' />


Hitching the A28

    • Continues as Waterlinieweg into Utrecht
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    Beginning of motorway
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    Rijnsweerd
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 2 (Utrecht)-De Uithof
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    (average)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 3 Den Dolder / (Zeist)
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    (average)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 4 Soesterberg
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 5 Maarn
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 6 Leusden-Zuid
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 7 Leusden
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 8 Amersfoort
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    (average)
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    Hoevelaken
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    Hooglanderveen
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    (average)
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    Holkerveen
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 8a Amersfoort-Vathorst / Nijkerk-Zuid
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 9 Nijkerk
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    Oldenaller
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    Vanenburg
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 10 Strand Nulde
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    Dasselaar
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 11 Strand Horst
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    Drielander
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 12 Ermelo / Harderwijk
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Try to avoid this exit. Although there's quite some traffic, cars cannot stop here.

  • AB-AS-blau.svg 13 Lelystad / Harderwijk
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    Leuvenhorst
    • Small parking, northbound lane towards Groningen
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    Willemsbos / Hendriksbos
    • Hendriksbos is one of the biggest restareas in the Netherlands, and they're connected to each other with a tunnel. According to consumerorganisation Kassa the third-cleanest public toilets along Dutch motorways are to be found here.
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 14 Elspeet
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 15 Epe / Nunspeet-Oost
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    De Kraaienberg / De Haere
    • Parking De Kraaienberg (northbound lane towards Groningen) is well-known and used to be an infamous cruising spot. Although the bushes are cleared for this reason now, you might still want to keep this history in mind when considering this parking.
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 16 't Harde
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    Vosbergen
    • Small parking, only on lane in direction Utrecht
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    Bornheim/'t Loo
    • Near to ramp 17, shell stations on both sides of motorway.
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 17 Wezep
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    Hattemerbroek
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 18 Zwolle-Zuid
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  • AB-AS-blau.svg 19 Zwolle-Centrum
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    (average) (southbound) /
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    (good) (northbound)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 20 Zwolle-Noord
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    (good) (northbound)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 21 Ommen
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    Haerst
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    De Markte
    • Northbound, towards Groningen. Used quite heavily, both as parking for divers in a nearby lake, as well as parking for (mainly closeted gay) men looking for sex in a nearby bit of wood. There's a bridge nearby that connects the parking to the gas station (Shell) on the other side of the road.
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 22 Nieuwleusen
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    Dekkersland
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 23 Staphorst
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    Lankhorst
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 24 De Wijk
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    Lageveen / Panjerd
    • Used quite heavily by lorries. Also a good place to chance cars if one is trying to get towards Emmen / Meppen. Exit 25 is not heavily used, and split in two halves which are 3 kilometres away from each other.
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 25 Zuidwolde
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    • Avoid getting dropped at this ramp, to get back on the motorway is a 3 kilometre walk. Use petrol station Lageveen / Panjerd instead.
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    Hoogeveen
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 26 Hoogeveen
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    (good) (southbound)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 27 Fluitenberg {{good} (northbound)
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 28 Pesse
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 29 Dwingeloo
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    De Mussels / Smalhorst
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 30 Beilen
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 31 Westerbork
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 32 Assen-Zuid
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  • AB-AS-blau.svg 33 Assen
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    Zeijerveen
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    Peelerveld
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 34 Assen-Noord
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 35 Vries / Tynaarlo
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 36 Zuidlaren
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 37 Groningen Airport (Eelde)
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    Glimmermade
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    De Witte Molen
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 38 Haren
  • AB-AS-blau.svg 39 Groningen-Zuid
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    Julianaplein
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    (average) (Motorway junction is intersection with traffic lights)

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(senseless)

Maps of the A28

Southern section, Utrecht to Zwolle

<map lat='52.2' lng='5.32' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='450' height='350' float='left'/>


<map lat='52.4' lng='5.76' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='500' height='350' float='right'/>

Around Zwolle

<map lat='52.49' lng='6.07' zoom='12' view='3' width='450' height='450'/>

<map lat='52.6' lng='6.1' zoom='11' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='350' height='600'/>


Northern section, Staphorst to Groningen

<map lat='52.67' lng='6.35' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='550' height='300' float='left'/>


<map lat='52.97' lng='6.56' zoom='10' view='0' country='Netherlands' width='300' height='650' float='right'/>



Dutch motorways

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