Zeelanders also receive compensation for detours due to the closed Haringvliet bridge

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The Haringvliet bridge in the A29 will close for two months

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People from Zeeland who travel by public transport and who have to travel longer due to work on the Haringvliet Bridge, will still receive financial compensation. Initially, Zeeland travelers would have to pay for the extra costs themselves.

The Haringvliet Bridge will be closed for about two months from tomorrow evening. The movable part of the bridge needs to be replaced. Due to the closure, bus travelers from Zeeland, West Brabant and Goeree-Overflakkee have to detour.

353 euros

The scheme only applies to travelers using public transport. According to travel organization Rover, the costs for detours can amount to 353 euros per month. Rover therefore urged transporter Connexxion and the province of Zeeland for a scheme for Zeelanders.

Rover tells Omroep Zeeland that travelers will be reimbursed a fixed amount of 12 euros per single journey, provided they can demonstrate that they have traveled by train and can also demonstrate that they have traveled the route at least once by bus in the period before the work. had traveled.

Zeelanders can apply for compensation via Connexxion. Bus company Arriva, which provides bus transport in Brabant, had already made a compensation arrangement for Brabant travelers.

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