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When Highways Are Art

Edmonton roads at night

Edmonton highway photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country

Massive highways and bridges are often ugly structures; normally the furthest thing from art. On a recent flight home from an Edmonton business trip, the highways were lit up and the reflection of the street lights blurred from the snow looked almost magical out of my airplane window.

Who knew highways could be so visually appealing.

Here are a few of the pictures I snapped that night:

Edmonton roads at night

Edmonton highway photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country 

Edmonton roads at night

Edmonton highway photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country 

Edmonton roads at night

Edmonton highway photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country 

Edmonton roads at night

Edmonton highway photo by James Schwartz / The Urban Country

James D. Schwartz is the Editor of The Urban Country and is based in Toronto, Canada. You can contact James at james.schwartz@theurbancountry.com or follow him on Twitter.

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