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First for flax in Dutch viaduct

A total of 6 km of flax-based composite profiles have been supplied by Finland’s Exel Composites for a bio-based bridge in Bergen op Zoom.

1st May 2018

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Vantaa


Exel’s structural profiles have been employed to create the bridge’s eye-catching side screens.

The Zoomland viaduct crosses the A58 highway to the east of Bergen op Zoom. It forms part of a new cycling and walking route and connects two regions of a nature reserve, providing a ‘fauna passage’ for wildlife. As part of its vision for a sustainable, circular economy for its city, the Bergen op Zoom council has already implemented bio-based materials in a number of projects.

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