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Old Posted Jan 20, 2021, 2:19 AM
ArchGuy1 ArchGuy1 is offline
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Tunnel Proposed Under Strait of Gibraltar

The British government is studying the completion of an undersea tunnel between Gibraltar and Tangier, Morocco in partnership with the Moroccan government. This project would replace the one between Spain and Morocco that has failed to make any real progress. The project could be a floating suspension bridge, bridge on fixed pillars, or a supported tunnel on the seabed. If this project is built, it will be an engineering marvel like the Chunnel between England and France and hopefully, the tunnel will be built. https://thearabweekly.com/british-mo...-africa-europe
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Old Posted Jan 21, 2021, 11:56 PM
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Yeah, right. Gibraltar voted 96% anti-Brexit. Spain claims Gibraltar. There's a hard border between Gibralter and Spain.

Why would the UK sink megabillions into a bridge or tunnel for a random walled-off territory? Especially one where it isn't even clear if the residents want to remain?
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Old Posted Jan 22, 2021, 6:02 AM
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yeah seems like the extra costs of going through Gibraltar don't make much sense, only to cause traffic jams at the border control?

for maximum pain, they can build the tunnel between Ceuta and Gibraltar.
And here the air that I breathe isn't dead.
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