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Drammen Bridge, Drammen, Norway

The 1,842m-long, four-lane bridge on the E-18 highway, Norway, is the fourth bridge across the Drammen River. The new hollow-box girder bridge, as part of the extensive road-widening programme in and around Drammen, was built next to the existing Drammen Bridge and was open to the public by December 2006. ...

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Cesena Automatic Underground Parking System, Italy

The late 1990s saw the first commercial installation of a brand new, completely automated parking system. TREVIPARK was a new construction and engineering development that provided an alternative parking system ideally suited for use in inner city and urban settings. The TREVIPARK system solves many of the traditional problems associated ...

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Munich Automated Underground Parking System, Germany

Munich has some encountered problems with city streets that are commonplace right across Germany and the rest of Europe – that is, historic cities where there are narrow streets and a congestion problem due to the parking of cars. The City of Munich (investor was Landeshauptstadt München) decided in 2004 ...

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El Bicho Tunnel, Tenerife Island, Spain

The El Bicho Tunnel is located in the Santiago del Teide Valley of Tenerife Island, the largest and most populous of the Canary Islands in Spain. El Bicho is a twin tunnel, passing 1km through the Hoia Mountain. The construction of the first pipe of El Bicho Tunnel was completed ...

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Burway Bridge Replacement, United Kingdom

The original Burway Bridge collapsed on 27 June 2007, severing a gas main, due to exceptionally heavy flooding in the area when the River Corve rose 1.6m in around three hours. The collapse left a 16m-wide gap in the main road into Ludlow, which was a major problem as this ...

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Manchester Congestion Charge, United Kingdom

With the perceived success of the congestion charge schemes in London and Durham, other cities with traffic problems across the UK are considering introducing similar systems. One of these cities is Manchester, which has shown itself to be a modern and progressive city but now with the burden of additional ...

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London Cycle Superhighways, United Kingdom

Cycle Superhighways (CS) are bicycle paths extending from external parts of London to central London. The bikeways, which ensure safer, quicker and more direct travels within the city, are being developed under Transport for London’s (TfL) £4bn ($6.24bn) road modernisation programme. The Cycle Superhighways feature road markings, and sign boards ...

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Friedberg Bridge, Friedberg, Germany

When installing new bridges one of the most crucial considerations is the proper and regular maintenance of the structure. Corrosion can be a big problem and bridges have to be inspected regularly to remain safe. Road authorities are forever searching for bridge and road systems to save money on installation ...

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