a Freelance writer based in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.F. A. Z.
The bridge on the border between Gutleutviertel and Griesheim on the river, connects the North of the main city parts with Niederrad, the office of the city and Goldstein. In April 2019, the foot - and Radsteg that is attached to the rail bridge had to be locked. In a Review of the damage had been discovered. The steel structure of the bridge is heavily rusted, was the verdict. It is especially dangerous when Some of the floor slabs of concrete showed cracks, and in other cavities had been found. Under load, the plates could break and the people of the bridge plunge. The walkway next to the tracks has since been closed.
cyclists need to consider depending on your travel destination exactly at which point a replacement can cross the Main river: upstream of the Main-Neckar-bridge can be used, as well as a railway bridge with a footbridge,. Downstream of the Europe's bridge to the highway 5 runs, or the Griesheim sluice, in the case of a grid leads to the bridge over the wild, foaming water. To the West of the schwanheimer bridge is still available, the way along the industrial Park Griesheim is very popular.
"an Essential part of the influx of visitors
This is not optimal, because-kilometer-long detours incurred capped". Are affected day trippers as professionals who commute with Bicycle to work. But also leisure destinations, such as the low-wheels of light - and-air bath can be reached from the North more difficult, since the bridge is blocked. And also on the Northern bridge-head established kiosk operation "Orange Beach" suffers from the Situation: "With the blocking of a major part of the Visit was cut short," complains restaurateur Olaf Grimm. About one-third the number of visitors had declined, because they have to take detours on the. Previously, the "Orange Beach" was for Catching up from Niederrad and the office of the city, as well as for guests of the local Hotels with a accessible address to enjoy the river atmosphere and a Drink.
For 14 years, the original meeting place. Who is on the shore road, may tables to dine and drink Beer in lawn chairs or beach chairs down. Open daily from 13 clock time is open, again in the Corona. Grimm has transformed the Kiosk, his offer, he sold out from a window. Performances by musicians, as it was earlier regularly, are not currently possible. The number of seats was reduced. Bridge, lock, and Corona, which had a long dry spell for the "Orange Beach," says Grimm. Currently, he could only look, that the costs would be covered. Grimm can't understand that the bridge will not be restored faster.Updated Date: 03 August 2020, 01:20