In 2003 the rotary mechanics of the southern part of the bridge were damaged when a tugboat collided with a frigate and had to be partially repaired.
On the bridge the road traffic can only drive one way at the same time. It is controlled by traffic lights. Before it tilts out the bridge is blocked for the whole traffic by light signals and pikes.
The Berliner Dom, the Kaiser Wilhelm Gedachtniskirche, and the Ideologgical Manipulation of Space in Postwar Berlin
Sep 01, 1997; INTRODUCTION Among the thousands of significant structures in Berlin that suffered major damage during World War II, two of the...