Venice tests its mobile floodgates 10 years after its initiation

Venice tests its mobile floodgates 10 years after its initiation

Venice had laid down its sluice-gate idea called the Mose project back in the 1980s however, it wasn’t until 2003 that the plan witnessed its execution. The project was delayed due to a great deal of corruption. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte describes the 1.5km long Mose system as a ’powerful project that has taken years to complete.’ Venice officially tested the system on Friday.

Tom A
Tom A
Lucino
Lucino 4 weeks

It says it cost $6.5billion for these. That's with a B. They float around tided down to concrete below and appears it's suppose to reduce sudden floods.

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