Enthusiasts Elbtunnel blocking ensures tough holiday traffic in Hamburg
Bundesbank sees German economy increasingly slowed down
delivery bottlenecks and the consequences of the war in Ukraine are increasingly slowing down the German economy, according to the Bundesbank. © Christian Charisius/dpa A container ship moored at the Eurogate container terminal in the port of Waltershofer in Hamburg. "German economic output is likely to have stagnated in the spring of 2022," says the monthly report of the central bank, which was released on Friday.
The blocking of the A7-Elbe work due to construction work caused delays on the A1 on Saturday morning. As the police announced, traffic towards Lübeck was dammed up in front of the Norderelbe motorway cross on 14 kilometers. This is due to travel traffic towards the Baltic Sea and the motorway closure.
in the Hamburg urban area - including the detour via Hamburg -Harburg - the situation has been relatively relaxed until afternoon. On the alternative routes B75, B4 and B73 there are still stalling traffic, where an attempt is made to ensure relief by a corresponding traffic light circuit.
ADAC expects a very long traffic jam on the weekend
The ADAC expect a particularly large number of traffic jams with the beginning of the summer holidays in Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg: drivers "expect one of the worst congestion weekends of the season," warned the ADAC on Monday in Munich. Time times are Friday afternoon, Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon. "If you don't want to be in constant traffic jam, you should think about an alternative travel date during the week, for example Tuesday or Wednesday." © Monika Skolimowska/dpa central
For construction work for a noise protection tunnel in Altona, the road is expected to be closed to the north by the Autobahn GmbH between 5:00 a.m. on Monday between the Hamburg-Heim-Heimfeld and Hamburg-Stellingen junctions. This means that the Elbe tunnel is also not to be driven north. In addition, the Hamburg-Volkspark junction is completely blocked.
It is the first weekend when the students of all 16 federal states have summer vacation. This is also why Hamburg is advised to bypass the A1, A21 and B205, or to alternatively use buses and lanes. Last weekend the A7 was closed in the south section. The ADAC again expects considerable traffic problems and traffic jams.
cruise industries forced land power connections .
The cruise industry wants to forced its fleets with land stream connections. "Already today 35 percent of the global capacity of cruise ships are equipped with land power connections," says a message from the Clia Germany industry association from Monday in Hamburg. «There will be two thirds within the next five years. More than 80 percent of all new buildings already have land circuit connections from the commissioning.