Welcome to the future... by Zeb

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Stunning....and shades of things to come..

Posted 04 Jul 2011, 21:29 #1 

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It is indeed stunning Carl, nothing like that would ever get built in UK.
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Posted 04 Jul 2011, 21:34 #2 

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I wonder how long it will take for them to do a Top Gear special crossing it in something exotic?
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Posted 05 Jul 2011, 12:53 #3 

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Makes you wonder why we just didn't build a bridge instead of the Chunell.....
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Posted 05 Jul 2011, 13:16 #4 

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Absolutely superb engineering.

I've always had this 'thing' about bridges . . .

Posted 05 Jul 2011, 18:23 #5 

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Tourerfogey wrote:Absolutely superb engineering.

I've always had this 'thing' about bridges . . .

Ancient Chinese proverb.

Build bridges for your enemies to retreat across.

Posted 05 Jul 2011, 19:48 #6 

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It looks fantastic. I just worry that there's still a lot to learn it that part of the world, like we went through some years ago. I just recall seeing a few weeks ago in the news a bridge that was not quite up to spec and a truck fell through it.

Still that takes nothing away from what they have achieved, it is magnificent

Posted 05 Jul 2011, 21:21 #7