Alessandro
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Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 8:37 am

The major road between Gothenburg and Oslo has been closed due to a 400 meter long landslide just north of Gothenburg, that tore the E6 road to pieces, will take weeks or months until it´s re-opened. +10 cars and one truck
was caught in the landslide but no one reported seriously injured nor killed.
See http://www.dn.se/content/1/c6/59/92/20/rasetta445.jpg
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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:51 am

We'd be happy to send you about 300,000 illegal Mexican aliens who will work cheap and have that road fixed in no time at all! You have a good Welfare program in Sweden, right?

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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:41 pm

Problem isn´t labor but the climate, soil is soaked at the moment and part of the road was only 1,5 year old.
See pic here http://www.expressen.se/content/1/c6/80/24/45/0c53c339.jpg
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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 7:53 pm

Quoting Queso (Reply 1):
We'd be happy to send you about 300,000 illegal Mexican aliens who will work cheap and have that road fixed in no time at all! You have a good Welfare program in Sweden, right?

We have enough problems with labour as it is, no need to start throwing the poor illegals into the game, thank you very much. However, we could come over to you and start some landslides if you want...

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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:01 pm

One interesting thing to note, from what I've gathered from VG last night, this is the newly opened E6. I guess it's back to using the good old way for a while now.



Quite the detour:


Pictures and map courtesy of VG.no

Quoting Queso (Reply 1):
We'd be happy to send you about 300,000 illegal Mexican aliens who will work cheap and have that road fixed in no time at all! You have a good Welfare program in Sweden, right?

Don't need Mexicans in Sweden. They got the Polaks  Wink (hides from LOT767-300ER) They are legal however due to nice EU regulations.
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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:11 pm

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 4):

Looking at that map... What the hell is Uddevälla? I'd expect that sort of thing from our American friends, but not from the Norwegians... Try to muster the strength to resist putting dots over every single letter  duck   silly 

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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:27 pm

Quoting Doona (Reply 5):
Looking at that map... What the hell is Uddevälla? I'd expect that sort of thing from our American friends, but not from the Norwegians... Try to muster the strength to resist putting dots over every single letter

Haha, I didn't notice that. Damn Swedes for putting random dots on their letters anyways  Wink  duck 
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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:34 pm

Quoting KaiGywer (Reply 6):
Haha, I didn't notice that. Damn Swedes for putting random dots on their letters anyways

Hey, it's our damn language, we'll do whatever the hell we want with it... Don't get me started on Norweigan, mate.

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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:36 pm

Sounds like the Top Gear folks won't be racing from London to Oslo again in the near future.  Wink
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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Thu Dec 21, 2006 10:57 pm

Quoting Aloges (Reply 8):
Sounds like the Top Gear folks won't be racing from London to Oslo again in the near future.

Wouldn't surprise me if the did it anyway, with Jeremy stumping Richard and James by airlifting his vehicle over the collapsed part :P

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RE: Landslide In Sweden Tear Down Major Road.

Fri Dec 22, 2006 5:18 am

60kilometer longer trip at least, +15000 cars pass the E6 every day so this major disturbance in traffic flow.
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