Lüdenscheid (dpa / lnw) - One year after the Rahmede viaduct was closed on the Autobahn 45 (Frankfurt-Dortmund), Prime Minister Hendrik Wüst (CDU) promised relief for residents in Lüdenscheid. "The federal and state governments have made it possible for trucks to be banned from passing through," Wüst told the "Westfälisches Anzeiger" (Friday edition). According to the Prime Minister, the local authorities can now issue the appropriate order. Then Straßen.NRW could set up the signs, which are already concerned. The new construction of the bridge as part of the Sauerland line as an important north-south traffic axis is being implemented by the federal Autobahn GmbH. "As a country, we can help deal with the consequences of the lockdown," says the prime minister.
The defective bridge near Lüdenscheid has been closed since December 2, 2021. The detour traffic burdens local residents and the economy in the region. Aside from the detour route, there is already a large-scale ban on the passage of trucks in Lüdenscheid. Since the beginning of 2022, only heavy goods vehicles have been able to travel freely if the delivery destinations are in the city.