Infrastructure: roads and rails

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From footpath to motorway

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Locals net a new harbour

Is it possible to build a harbour on the wind-swept point near Hanstholm on the west coast of…

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Railways and buses coexist

DSB and the private railways took over many lucrative coach routes in the 1930s. The Danish…

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Complex meshing of motorways

Everyone wanted a car and fast-track lifestyle in the 1950s and 1960s. Motorways were therefore in …

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Geometric motorways

An advanced geometric solution" is what the Danish Road Directorate called the system. That…

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The Battle of the Kattegat

Molslinjen is the only Kattegat route that survived the life and death struggle that began back in …

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Great Belt buckles under traffic jams

An eight-kilometre traffic jam and long delays in Nyborg," wrote Berlingske Tidende newspaper …

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Urban motorway with a view

Bispeengbuen is a continuation of the Hillerød motorway. It curves in to Nørrebro and…

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Going for gold

When work on the Great Belt fixed link's east bridge began in 1987, at 1,624 metres, the span …

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Bridges as fine as churches

- Is the bridge still standing? At Løvel, one of the original bridge piers has survived. The…

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The mysterious milestones

Not much is known about the primitive milestones along the lost Silkeborg-Viborg road. In 1686, the…

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