No new motorway in the historic centre of Berlin - the calls for the "Alliance for a new mill dam", a group of 14 Berlin-based associations, Clubs and initiatives. In letters to transport Senator Regine Günther (independent/Green), and urban development, Senator Katrin Lompscher (Left) argues the Alliance for a rescheduling of bridge construction, based on the ideas of the car-friendly city.
among the signatories of the Berlin passenger Federation igeb -, architect-and engineering-Verein zu Berlin, the Deutsche werkbund Berlin, the pedestrian Association, foot, e. V., the citizens ' forum in Berlin, the society of Historical Berlin, the Forum, city of Berlin and the Council for European Urbanism Germany (C. E. U. D.).
The mill dam bridge is located on the site of the oldest of the spree crossing in Berlin. The current Version dates from 1968 and is 45 metres wide – is 15 metres wider than the previous building. Because the bridge is dilapidated, should they differ from 2022 a new building.
The Senate administrations for transport and urban development to prepare for this, together with the chamber of construction in a design competition. As a condition for a realization of "maintaining traffic". Per day, more than 72,000 cars to cross at present, the bridge.
"We welcome the Initiative of the Senator to roll back the car-traffic"
The Initiative now takes transport Senator Günther word for it, which was propagated at the beginning of the week in a guest post for the daily mirror, the departure from the car-friendly city. "In this respect we welcome the Initiative of the Senator Regine Günther to roll back the car-traffic", - stated in the letter.
However, the practice look more different - the specifications for the new mill dam bridge-based to automobile-based traffic surveys of the 1990s. "Here will be built for the next 100 years of a building that is not the policy of the state government and certainly not the will of the citizens." In the process of participation "Old mid – New love" and the current city workshop will demanded, on the contrary, vehemently a reduction of through traffic in the old town.Berlin, city of the bridge for more pictures 1 of 78Pascal Volk27 ads.11.2018 10:12"Prussian Icarus": The Weidendammer bridge on Friedrichstrasse on the 17. A century back. Initially, a...previous Next
The proposed cycle lanes and the tram route is located in the Alliance, but not the three designated lanes per direction "through the middle of the historic city core".
The Alliance refers to the "planning center" of 1999, in the mill dam is only two lanes in each direction are provided. The aim is "to create a vibrant inner-city location ( ... )". In the plan of work will be stimulated also the development of the Mühlendamms, as it had been in the 1930s.
"preparations for the implementation of competition stop"
"We would like to ask you to stop the preparations for the competition, not with plans of the past, the future will be built", to appeal to the signatories. "It is the oldest place, even to the establishment of a prerequisite of Berlin, and at the same time, the most important link between the historically most important squares of the city, the whey market and the Köllnischen fish market to be won in the Senate planning than city places."
Even if the precarious structural condition of the bridge to rush urge, should you rush into the new building, because it was a project of importance for the whole capital region. This could be in joint votes, such as in a "round table mill dam", prepared and carried out.
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Dilapidated bridges in Berlin, the mill dam bridge is a large constructionStefan Jacobs