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Two-Mile Freeway Cap to Cover the Autobahn in Hamburg
"When the A7 highway was first built in Hamburg, Germany, it sliced the city in half. Now a few divided neighborhoods are starting to be stitched back together, as the city begins construction on three new parks that will fully cover parts of the autobahn," reports Adele Peters.
Peters describes the new open space that will cover the highway: "Each new cover will stretch over a small length of highway and create a new park, with open meadows, woods, bike paths, community gardens, and tree-lined squares. In total, the roofs will cover over two miles and create over 60 acres of new green space."
Joseph Stromberg followed with another article about the project for Vox.