13 kilometers over a stream: The divided village holds together

Who lives in Brachttal, it's beautiful. The six districts of the 5000 inhabitants of the municipality, on the southern edge of the Vogelsberg mountains are sur

13 kilometers over a stream: The divided village holds together

Who lives in Brachttal, it's beautiful. The six districts of the 5000 inhabitants of the municipality, on the southern edge of the Vogelsberg mountains are surrounded by beautiful nature. In many Places there are wonderful views, and the villages look neat and tidy. However, the municipality is blessed not a pure Idyll of Happiness at the Eastern end of the urban Rhine-Main area. Again and again, pressing the mood of the residents. It is a significant abstraction of water from the Vogelsberg, to quench the thirst of the Metropolitan area, it is the construction of wind turbines, which interfere with the views, the nature and the residents in the vicinity.

Luise Glaser-Lotz

correspondent of the Rhein-Main-Zeitung, the Main-Kinzig-Kreis.

F. A. Z.

went The done thalers are critical and contentious, so you were against the construction of a major railway bridge over the placed at the entrance, as the path finding process for the Expansion of the railway line Hanau-Fulda. With the decision for the so-called Preferred alternative IV through the Kinzig valley, the topic seemed to be off the table. But now the protests are on the rise again in the commune, because in the framework of the spatial planning procedure, in which the final route is determined, the variant VII appears along the foothills of the Vogelsberg again as a possibility.

as a Protest against the "monster bridge"

is Already scheduled in the municipal budget money, if Brachttal legally have to proceed against the rail. In Protest against the "monster bridge", such as the dreaded building in the municipality is called, all with the mayor tungsten room (CDU) together.

In the current big scandal in the Church, however, is different. The mayor is facing a protest movement of hundreds of bright stone, in the Trouble in a rally, on Facebook, on Transparent and in open letters, air. It's the long-overdue rehabilitation of the bridge over the Reichenbach, in the District of pale stone. The building was built in the fifties and urgently needs to be repaired. In charge of the roads - and traffic management Hesse mobile, because it is a country road. The restoration is to be done before the Winter, because according to Hesse, the mobile water of harmful penetrates liable in the bridge. If the Wet and freezes, it further damage, which could jeopardise the sustainability of the bridge.

Cross to> just walk

Actually, it should start this week, but the start of construction was postponed by a week because the company commissioned to use the large devices still in other Places. Not the shift annoyed the hell Steiner, but the fact that the bridge must be locked during the duration of the Work for the car traffic and no acceptable detour is available. Only pedestrians can use the Crossing during this time and cyclists if they dismount and push the bike.

Updated Date: 21 July 2020, 19:19

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