A House Under A Highway In China

Only in China could someone build a house directly underneath a highway and have it stand 15 years before the government discovers it and declares it unsafe.

This is the plight of a house in Shanxi province which housed 36 families during its 15-year long existence. I can't imagine what it must have been like to live there - steady stream of accidents, incredibly loud road noise, road debris and highway runoff.

As part of a government program to get rid of unsafe housing such as this, the residents are being relocated to a new location and the building is being destroyed. [M.I.C. Gadget]