The Dutch begin their Jihad on Bridgetenders

A Dutch engineering firm has come up with a unique solution that it believes could be the answer to road and waterway traffic congestion caused by the raising or opening of low movable bridges so that tall vessels can pass below.   To solve this problem, Royal Haskoning DHV proposes that instead opening or raising the bridge itself, why not just use gravity to lower boats underneath?   The concept is actually fairly simple. The design uses a sort of floating lock that tilts back and forth, lowering and raising the water levels inside chambers beneath the bridge just like any other lock does.…MORE


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One Response to The Dutch begin their Jihad on Bridgetenders

  1. THIS JUST IN: The International Brotherhood of Bridgetenders has announced that effective immediately an embargo on all Dutch products including Tulips, Windmills, and that Blonde Lebanese Hash that you Dutch think is “all that” – until this technology is located and neutralized. We may be aging but given some Ibuprofen and enough time….we WILL hunt ya’ll down……


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