August 2011
Construction work starts on Rethebrücke
Rethebruecke ist die größte Klappbruecke Europas

On June 16th 2011 construction work on Rethebrücke in Wilhelmsburg was started with a ceremony. Sanator of Commerce Frank Horch pressed the starting button for the driving of the piles of the future Europe's biggest folding bridge. The new bridge will replace the old lifting bridge by the end of 2013.