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Location type: Bridge
Location address: Nederland, Zuid-Holland, Rotterdam
Number of texts: 3
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The Willemsbrug is a bridge next to the Erasmusbrug in the centre of Rotterdam, spanning the Nieuwe Maas. It links the northern part of the city with the Noordereiland and (in combination with the Koninginnebrug) the district of Feijenoord.

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The bridge connects Noordereiland with he old harbour. The bridge is names after king Willem III and designed by C. Veerling. It was created in 1981. In 1983 it got the National price of Steel (Nationale Staalprijs).

The predecessor of this bridge played an important role during Worldwar II. The Dutch army defended this bridge after the inviasion of the Germans on the 10th of May 1940.  They could stop the German invasion at this spot and the Germans decided to bomb the center of Rotterdam on May 14 1940.

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De brug verbindt de rechteroever van de Nieuwe Maas met het Noordereiland. De huidige brug is de tweede generatie Willemsbrug. De eerste werd ontworpen door C.B. van der Tak, is in 1878 opengesteld en werd vernoemd naar koning Willem III. De tweede brug is ontworpen door C. Veerling en is opgeleverd in 1981.

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