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Re: Oresund Bridge to get mammoth paint job

Jonathan L ·
Interesting, The George Washington Bridge is always undergoing repainting. It takes about 2 years to completely repaint the bridge, and when they finish they start again.
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Re: Oresund Bridge to get mammoth paint job

DrFumblefinger ·
I guess this is true of all the great bridges. I know the same happens at the Golden Gate Bridge in san Francisco.
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Re: Oresund Bridge to get mammoth paint job

PHeymont ·
We have a friend who has worked as a bridge painter, including, I believe, the GWB. He told us that the pace of the painting and the size of the crew is calibrated to make it a permanent job. The big difference for the Oresund is the vast amount of surface...
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Oresund Bridge to get mammoth paint job

PHeymont ·
After 16 years in service, the bridge between Sweden and Denmark is ready for new paint...and it will take 15 years to do it.
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Sweden's new border checks set to snarl rail traffic

PHeymont ·
Sweden's plan for mandatory ID checks at borders, designed to reduce the flow of refugees seeking asylum, is about to have an unintended consequence: reducing service and snarling travel across the Oresund bridge between Sweden and Denmark. As a response to the controls, to take effect on January 4, SJ, Sweden's national rail operator, is cancelling all cross-border service to Denmark in order not to take on responsibility for the ID checks, and Skanetrafiken, which operates the commuter...
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