THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A 200-meter (656-foot)-long bridge took a slow cruise through the heart of Rotterdam on Monday, heading for its new home near the city's busy port area.
The Suurhoff Bridge was floating on pontoons that were pushed and pulled by tug boats past a series of other bridges on the Maas River that bisects Rotterdam, in a meticulously planned, hours-long operation.
The existing bridges have sections that can be raised to allow ships with large cargo to pass.
From its construction site, the new bridge, which is 20
It will be
The Associated Press