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

BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 06:  (CHINA OUT) (EDITORS NOTE: Image captured with a fisheye lens) Aerial view of cars queuing up to pass a checkpoint set recently in the direction of Beijing on the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway at the end of National Day Holiday on October 6, 2015 in Beijing, China. A travel peak appeared at the end of 7-day China's National Day Holiday.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - OCTOBER 06: (CHINA OUT) (EDITORS NOTE: Image captured with a fisheye lens) Aerial view of cars queuing up to pass a checkpoint set recently in the direction of Beijing on the Beijing-Hong Kong-Macau Expressway at the end of National Day Holiday on October 6, 2015 in Beijing, China. A travel peak appeared at the end of 7-day China's National Day Holiday. (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)

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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