For once not dominated by this Monday at the sponge things Tulpenweg the Roar of construction machinery. Instead, around a hundred guests with a coffee in Hand the sun. From time to time drowned out a honking truck from the highway to the chattering crowd.
"is The top traffic set here," mutters a man in a suit, his colleagues. However, the peak is still missing. Shortly before ten o'clock it's finally here: the SP Federal councillor Simonetta Sommaruga a walk under the Gaze of the guests with their Entourage on the last December installed a pedestrian bridge. "Hesch you gsee", whispering to the guests.
The travel shows, what has changed with the housing in schwamendingen: Between Schöneich and Aubrugg the highway is roofed. Video: Lea Blum
the reason for the high turndown of the ground-breaking ceremony for the enclosure at Schwamendingen is – and this is "no April fool's joke", the media release stressed. It this is the official starting shot for the head, and at the same time, the first ground-breaking ceremony for the Federal councillor in her new function as head of the Department of the environment, traffic , energy and communications (Detec).
In the presence of FDP councillor Carmen Walker Späh and AL-councillor Richard Wolff, she celebrated the project to the today by the highway split Quarters schwamendingen-Mitte and Saatlen again grow together.
"I hope that Schwamendingen is to make school," says Sommaruga. There is a need for such clever approaches to other focal points of Switzerland. "We're going to get a piece of nature," she said, with a view to the planned Park.
Federal councillor Simonetta Sommaruga: "The pressure from the population has paid off." Image: Urs Jaudas
With the enclosure of this heavily trafficked section of Motorway in the untenable condition will not be eliminated completely, but bearable. "The pressure from the population has paid off."
"This cover is the healing of an old wound," said the head of the civil engineering and waste disposal Department of the city of Zurich, Richard Wolff (AL). "The enclosure for the population, peace and health."
Wolff spoke of a profound change in the district. Since it is important that the population and housing cooperatives would be involved. So even 20 of the buildings had to be demolished for housing. "Schwamendingen is affected by the compaction as there is hardly another district."
Positive, Wolff stresses the cooperation with the neighbourhood Association. So, it was lost thanks to him, also, to name the new roads, sheet piling, and Lunkenweg, mentioned he earned the first laugh of the spectators. Instead, in the future, two famous sponge things will get their own way (Anna Häuptli and Otto Nauer).
"we need Such projects in a long breath, and tenacity," said the head of the Zurich Department of economic Affairs Carmen Walker Späh (FDP). And so must now also be applied for the realization of a little more patience. The million project is about to be the end of 2024 in operation.
ground-breaking ceremony without spades
The actual ground-breaking ceremony came off without a spade. A three-piece, red-yellow-blue ribbon symbolized the cooperation of the Federal government, the Canton and the city. Without this cooperation, a project of this type and Size was not feasible, the Federal roads office (Astra).
The Band will also be a sign that the housing Schwamendingen works connecting: you the today, through the highway split Quarters Schwamendingen-Mitte and Saatlen again grow together.
A Moment of waiting left
Long have the Federal government, the Canton and city of Zurich at the Moment been waiting for, the start of the Canopy section of the Motorway in Schwamendingen. Originally the Building was planned for 2012. So it was said in the referendum in 2006, 87 percent of the people said Yes.
Extensive licensing procedures, discussions of the cost-sharing and negotiations with the expropriations affected land owners moved the project into the length. Appeals there were, however, no. Now the Canopy 2023.
Move the Slider and see the change in Schwamendingen.
The enclosure will cover the road over a length of almost one kilometre, with a Tunnel, which will relieve the local residents from noise and exhaust gases. On the road to 120'000 vehicles a day. The concrete walls will be covered in greenery, and on the thirty-Meter-wide roof-a high-Park. The total costs amount to around 445 million francs.
Who wants to make himself a picture of the construction work, you can sign up for a guided tour at the visitor centre: 60 minutes, up to 40 persons, free of charge. Registration: Link (saf/sda)
Created: 01.04.2019, 13:08 PM