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Middelharnis Sommelsdijk and Dirksland road S47 (N215)
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the dike - Onwaardsedijk

The second dike, the Onwaardsedijk, is a ancient and had lost its function; but because of its historical value it had been declared a monument. Its height averaged only three meters. Going over it would have changed the landscape too much because the bridge was a short distance further, and there would have been an extra perpendicular dike between the Onwaardsedijk and the dikes along the canal. So the planners had already decided to cut through it. They had planned to round off the truncated ends. This would have more or less camouflaged the dike as it was already so low. So I decided to make the cut explicit by showing it clearly. Its height and shape were presented by making a vertical cut and making it crisp with concrete walls - no higher than the dike - following its contour. One wall was black and the other white in order to further disassociate the dike from the road.

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Middelharnis and Sommelsdijk
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