Mayor Genoa promises new bridge at Christmas 2019

Within a year there will be in the Italian city of Genoa a new bridge, to replace the snelwegbrug in August fell more than 40 deaths. That has the mayor of Genoa, Marco Bucci, Saturday, promised at the opening of the yard for the demolition of the remains of the bridge.

“It is the intention of the decomposition is sufficient to allow progress to be followed with the construction work to begin’, said the mayor. “The construction would be on 31 march of the start, that we are against Christmas a bridge should have.’

Saturday was the equipment necessary waterskiing to the remains of the snelwegbrug to break down. The degradation itself is not yet started. Monday a judge will decide whether the bridge will be released and should be aborted.

A consortium of five Italian enterprises, with the demolition charge. The costs are estimated at 19 million euros.

The Italian star architect Renzo Piano, with the construction of a new bridge in charge. That bridge is not only important for the city and the region, said Bucci, ” but for the whole of Northern Italy, and I dare say for France and Switzerland also.

The snelwegbrug in Genoa collapsed on 14 August. There were 43 dead and dozens wounded.

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