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Pernis, Vondelingenweg, rolling bike path. In Pernis cyclists have to overcome a height difference of 8 metres when crossing the harbour railway line. In order to encourage cyclists local authorities in Rotterdam have constructed a rolling bike path in 2003. The rolling bike path cost 2,25 million Euro. Funding for the rolling bike path was provided by the Rotterdam authorities and the Rotterdam metropolitan district.

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Dronten, N23, tunnel under roundabout outside town. The new N23 will be connected to the existing N307 near Dronten by way of a roundabout. In order to create a safe route to the schools a bicycle tunnel will be constructed underneath the roundabout and part of the tunnel will be cut away at the same time.

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Deventer, Henri Dunantlaan, bicycle tunnel. Underneath the intersection Henri Dunantlaan – Rielerweg in Deventer a bicycle tunnel is being constructed as part of a high-grade conflict-free cycle route between the Vijfhoek residential neighbourhood and Deventer town centre. In a very limited space the tunnel, ramps and the connection to the intersection for motor vehicles have been realised.

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Zaanstad, train station neighbourhood, De Buiging. Local authorities in Zaanstad have ambitious plans for developing the town centre and train station neighbourhoods: a new city hall, new library, homes, office buildings, shops, etc. Even restoration of a filled-in canal to its former glory. A bicycle bridge across the railway and a provincial road is an integral part of the plans.