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September 2nd
Front page News International 50 million over Øresund Bridge

50 million over Øresund Bridge

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Nearly 10 years after its opening, the 50 millionth vehicle roared over the Øresund Bridge on Sunday.

According toTV2 News, the company that manages and operates the bridge awarded the lucky driver of the vehicle flowers and a gift certificate for a night’s dinner and stay at Sørup Herregård Manor House in Ringsted.

Around 10 million vehicles crossed the Øresund Bridge between Copenhagen and Malmö in its first three years of operation. Now an estimated 20,000 vehicles make the journey each day.

The Øresund Bridge will celebrate its 10th anniversary on 1 July.

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