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Location DB > So Africa > Western Cape > Cape Town > Foreshore Overpass
Foreshore Overpass
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created by The Juge on 4/22/2018 2:56 PM
last modified by The Juge on 9/2/2020 7:02 PM
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Overpass construction project abandoned since 1977. Cape Town's biggest, most prominent white elephant.

It features on an episode of Abandoned Engineering, more specifically the episode about bridges.

 Basic Information
Type: Overpass
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: Overpass
 Physical Information

Cape Town, Western Cape
So Africa
Owner: City of Cape Town
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  •  Hazards
  • High traffic highways
  •  Interesting Features

     Security Measures
  • fences
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 0
    Closed: 1977
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     Future Plans
    Many proposals over the decades have been made so this could also fall through.

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    Visiting a landmark
    Sun, Apr 22nd, 2018
    posted by The Juge
    4 pictures

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     Web Links
    This Red Bull/Aston Martin (featuring F1 legend David Coultard) piece was filmed in Cape Town, and ends on the Foreshore.

    This metal band filmed their music video on the overpass.

    For the history.

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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 9/3/2020 2:47 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 3 20 at 14:47, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 2 20 at 19:02, The Juge changed the following: Web Links
  • on Sep 5 18 at 15:21, Steed validated this location
  • on Sep 4 18 at 8:28, The Juge changed the following: History, Description, Web Links
  • on Apr 22 18 at 23:28, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Apr 22 18 at 23:28, Emperor Wang made this location public
  • on Apr 22 18 at 23:27, Emperor Wang changed the following: Owner
  • on Apr 22 18 at 17:46, The Juge changed the following: Year Built
  • on Apr 22 18 at 15:46, The Juge made this location available
  • on Apr 22 18 at 15:43, The Juge added some pictures to a gallery
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