Gallery: Sunken Pedestrian Bridge in the Netherlands Parts Moat Waters ...

Fort de Roovere was surrounded with a shallow moat, too deep to march across yet too shallow for boats. The earthen fort remained protected- until now.

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  1. Sue Talbot April 12, 2015 at 11:56 pm

    I would be impressed, except there is no way a person in a wheelchair can use this bridge. So, in fact, it is an architectural failure.

  2. Neil McGillivray August 25, 2014 at 4:16 am

    Thanks for the link – Cees.

  3. Cees Timmerman August 24, 2014 at 2:23 pm
  4. Neil McGillivray August 24, 2014 at 7:33 am

    What happens when it rains? Does it flood? Is there a drainage system?

  5. USArchitect September 12, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    Couldnt build it in the USA. Not ADA compliant. Too bad.

  6. Cocoa2 January 31, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    How does the rain water drain that is inside the bridge?

  7. lasnog January 22, 2012 at 6:36 pm

    What a sad place the world would have been if if all the great wonders of the world – including the universe itself – had been designed to meet the EU directive on disabled access!

  8. Talent January 17, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    It fails the EU directive on disabled access!!

  9. JBLA December 8, 2011 at 10:14 pm

    this was flooded

  10. Qazxsw November 13, 2011 at 9:22 am

    What happens with rainwater? Will it sink?

  11. dwatson8791 November 12, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    Curiosity – How are changes in the water level dealt with?

  12. raman November 12, 2011 at 8:47 am

    i an a arch. student.i am like this

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