Netherland’s Astonishing Slauerhoffbrug Flying Drawbridge Tauheed Ahmad February 7, 2016 Travel 3646 The Slauerhoffbrug called Slauerhoff Bridge in English is a completely automatic bascule bridge in the city of Leeuwarden in the Netherlands. It uses two arms to swing a section of road in and out of place within the road itself. It is also famous as the “Slauerhoffbrug ‘Flying’ Drawbridge”. A tail bridge can rapidly and proficiently be raised and lowered from one pylon instead of hinges. This speedily allows water traffic to pass while only briefly stalling road traffic. The deck is 15 m by 15 m. It is beautiful painted with yellow and blue, representative of Leeuwarden’s flag and seal. Lauerhoffbrug is maybe named after J.J. Slauerhoff, the prominent Leeuwarder, Dutch poet. Stats & Facts Other name: The ‘Flying Drawbridge’ Carries for Traffic Crosses Harlinger Vaart River Locale Leeuwarden, Netherlands 1.2 km W of Leeuwarden, 5.7 km NW of Provincie Friesland, 10.1 km W of Tietjerk, 19.5 km NxNE of Sneek Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Designer Van Driel Mechatronica Material Used Iron and steel Total length 15 m Width 15 m Opened Year: 2000 Type: Tail bridge Originally posted 2014-09-18 21:55:02. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Related PostsHovenring, the Floating Circular Cycle Bridge in EindhovenAstonishing Drone Footage Shows the Flying Scotsman Steaming Across a Massive ViaductHovering Roundabout for Cyclists in the Netherlands“Moonlight Rainbow” Worlds Longest Fountain Bridge Five-Mile-Long Oresund Bridge Transitions into a Tunnel That Unites Denmark with SwedenLeonardo Da Vinci’s Golden Horn BridgeThe Incredible Magdeburg Water Bridge in GermanyThe Ring Shaped Laguna Garzon Bridge in Uruguay Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.