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“The Bridge”: From Central Malmo in Sweden to Central Copenhagen in Denmark by car in ten minutes – bbc.com/Maddy Savage

December 1, 2018

Europe

(Credit: Alamy)

The Turning Torso tower is a 54-floor residential block that over looks the bridge it was built to symbolise Malmo’s new thriving economy (Credit: Alamy)

 

EXCERPTS

From a global perspective, both the bridge and the airport have been instrumental in foreign visitors to the region too. In Copenhagen there were around 3.6m overnight stays from international visitors in 2000, the year the bridge was completed, rising to 7m 2017 …

 

The Oresund bridge has also offered inspiration for similar engineering projects in South Korea and China as well as plans for the so-called Femern tunnel, designed to connect the Danish island of Lolland with the German island of Fehmarn by 2028, pending German approval.

 

 

CHECK OUT THE WHOLE STORY:

http://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20181122-the-cost-of-the-bridge-between-two-nations

 

This essay was first published at bbc.com as –

THE ECONOMICS OF CHANGE/The Cost Of The Bridge Between Two Nations.

  • By Maddy Savage, 26 November 2018

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2018. 3:45 A.M. [GMT]

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