A German bridge builder is looking to transform a road in Germany into a bridge builder’s dream.
BMW’s Bridge Builder has a project in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.
It’s a massive project, stretching across several hectares of land and will cost around $3 billion.
The idea is to construct a massive steel bridge, complete with steel pilings, concrete, steel rails, and a series of ramps.
The bridge builder plans to have it ready by 2021.
“It’s one of the most exciting projects we’ve had in our company,” said Bruno Stuck, who’s currently overseeing the project for the BAMG bridge builder.
Stuck said the idea was to construct the bridge using steel that can be welded together, rather than just concrete.
It takes two years to construct, with construction taking place over about 1,000 hectares of farmland and wetlands.
The concrete will be poured by a consortium of construction companies.
Stucky said that once the concrete is poured, it will be covered with steel to ensure that it is as strong as concrete.
“I think it will take a long time, but it will certainly be something special,” he said.
The construction is currently being funded by the state of Westphalia.
The consortium of companies will provide the first of several concrete samples to the BDA for approval.
The BDA, in turn, will then send samples to Germany’s DFB for final approval.
“We expect the BAD bridge will be ready by 2026,” Stuck told Sportscar365.
“We expect it to be a massive bridge.”
The project will also be the first in Europe to use a new type of concrete, which is less expensive than the existing steel type.
The BDA is not alone in using steel to build a bridge.
The project is expected to create hundreds of thousands of jobs and is also a first in Germany.
Construction will start in 2019.
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