Comment 112527

By KevinLove (registered) | Posted July 03, 2015 at 17:46:57 in reply to Comment 112523

A quotation from the article on Jodenbreestraat I linked to

The access road to the IJ-tunnel was narrowed from 4 lanes to 2 and on the free space 350 new homes were built. The motor traffic tunnel under the traffic circle was closed in 1996 and Jodenbreestraat went from 4 lanes to 2 in the south part and only one lane in the north part of the street. The entire east side of the street was rebuilt so that the street was much narrower again and it now has shops again on ground level...

And what became of that car-tunnel? Well, that was given to Amsterdam’s children! It was turned into a huge underground playground called TunFun. Where once traffic roared, children jump on trampolines now!

And don't forget to watch the video!

Comment edited by KevinLove on 2015-07-03 17:48:45

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