• Short Summary

    DR.ALFONS GORBACH, AUSTRIAN CHANCELLOR, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED THE SPECTACULAR "EUROPE" BRIDGE ON THE MAIN ROAD?

  • Description

    DR.ALFONS GORBACH, AUSTRIAN CHANCELLOR, YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) OPENED THE SPECTACULAR "EUROPE" BRIDGE ON THE MAIN ROAD BETWEEN INNSBRUSK AND ITALY.IT IS THE HIGHEST BRIDGE OF ANY KIND IN EUROPE AND THE HIGHEST BRIDGE RESTING ON PILLARS IN THE WORLD.

    THE "EUROPE" BRIDGE IS 2,673 FT (820 METRES) LONG AND HAS A MAXIMUM HEIGHT OF 623 FT (181 METRES).IT SAVES DRIVERS TRAVELLING TO AND FROM ITALY VIA THE BRENNER PASS, AND IS TO FORM PART OF A PLANNED NEW AUSTRALIAN AUTOBAHN WHICH WILL CONNECT THE GERMAN AUTOBAHN SYSTEM WITH ITALY'S.THE BRIDGE'S COMPLETION WILL AID TRAFFIC FLOW TO AUSTRIA FOR THE WINTER OLYMPICS EARLY NEXT YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2Z3GSL3VMZLI56F47D7LZ2XCH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2Z3GSL3VMZLI56F47D7LZ2XCH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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