The Illusion – Switzerland without Traffic-jams


By:  Stefan von Bergen

Roadwork enhancements increase traffic and create new congestions.

Swiss motorway
Swiss motorway (CC BY-ND 2.0 / Travel Lights by Ukulens via PhotoPin)

At first there was the success story: One of the first Swiss motorway tunnels with two parallel  tubes and four lanes has been openend to the south of Baden (Switzerland) in the year 1970. The hole through the Baregg hill directed increased traffic from the midland into the Limmattal and into Zurich, without any detour or delay. Read more

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