Finishing the Rotterdam Station area reconstruction

The Rotterdam station area reconstruction has yet to be finished. This may come as a surprise to some, because the king already reopened the station more than three years ago. Yes, most of the station has been finished long ago, but some of the streets at the back of the station building are currently still under reconstruction. That last project in the station area is nearing completion though, so why don’t we have a look at what’s happening. The contrast between the front and the back of the station was enormous. The front has that station hall with the outstanding … Continue reading Finishing the Rotterdam Station area reconstruction

The big detour – Utrecht

When a viaduct that sees 22,000 cyclists a day has to be replaced by a bridge you have a big task to make a detour for all these people cycling. Utrecht had this big task and did a really good job. This bridge is part of a large project to update the 1970s station area. I’ve shown you some of the works before. Because of the return of the old city moat, the viaduct over the already removed 1970s freeway must become a bridge again. To make demolition and rebuilding possible a new crossing of the building site, about 100 … Continue reading The big detour – Utrecht