The local government responsible for the controversial Mosel bridge project in one of Germany's best-known wine regions has rebuffed safety concerns surrounding its building plans.
magazine. It reported geogolgy expert professor Rafig Azzam as saying he doubted the bridge would be safe to carry traffic, due to potentially unstable ground on the riverbank where foundation pillars are to be planted. There is strong opposition in the wine world to the bridge, which some believe will be harmful to Mosel vineyards, considered some of the world's best for Riesling.Protest group Pro-Mosel, which includes several winemakers, this week filed a criminal complaint against the state-backed project with the state prosecutor in Trier, citing professor Azzam's concerns.The infrastructure minister, Roger Lewentz, said he would instruct officials to speak with professor Azzam about his concerns and discuss any evidence he may have.But, the ministry added that study of the subsoil and groundwater levels
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