China's Epic Traffic Jam Looks Like 'Carmageddon' On The Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway

08/10/2015 2:26 PM AEDT | Updated 08/10/2015 2:26 PM AEDT

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Gridlock on the the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway. Picture: CHINAFOTOPRESS VIA GETTY IMAGES

Australians all like to complain about their commute but this is the traffic jam to make all other jams look like a minor delay.

Despite having 50 lanes, the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway became entirely gridlocked as residents streamed back towards the capital after a week-long public holiday.

A new checkpoint had recently been added to the road, also known as the Jinggang'ao Expressway.

Check out the incredible images, by ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images.

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