Senator Regine Günther rejects a re-planning of the new mill dam bridge in the historic centre of Berlin. A spokesman for the Senate transportation administration, the daily mirror, said: "The Senator is pushing forward, in fact, the reconstruction of the city, away from the car just, the humane, of life in the metropolis – a redesign of the mill dam bridge is not provided."
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.
bill had propagated in a guest post for the daily mirror, the departure from the car-friendly city. Then, an Alliance of 14 Berlin-based associations, Clubs and initiatives had prompted you, and urban development, Senator Katrin Lompscher, the new mill dam bridge in this mission statement. The current planning is based on the assumptions of the car-friendly city.daily mirror people order your Free copy of 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 Initiative to include, among other things, of Berlin passenger Federation igeb -, the architect and engineer Association to Berlin, the German 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.).
"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 as city squares again," you told Günther and Lompscher in a letter. Even if the precarious structural condition of the bridge to urge to hurry, not to 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.
However, in the Senate, traffic management, they are not penetrated with this concern. The administration spokesman said, the new bridge would have on both sides a sidewalk, a bike lane and three car lanes, in the middle of a street railway line.
"in our opinion, does not conform to this street section only the current traffic forecasts, but particularly improves the efficiency of the public TRANSPORT on this route," said the spokesman. "With the new allocation of road space, we reduce a trace in favour of tram and bike paths." In the Rest of this planning also speak to the plan, the factory and the Inner city, because there are not only two of the car had shown traces, as the Initiative claims.More about
Berlin's historic centre, Alliance of rescheduling in the case of mill dam bridgeChristian Hönicke