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Anke Schwarz, drone pilot

To facilitate work on the construction site, Anke Schwarz collects data from a bird's eye view. Here she is on the move at the Rhine bridge in Duisburg.

Jens Richter, Project Manager

Herculean job between cars and trains

“This project has its work cut out for it,” says Jens Richter. Outside the gates of Vienna, it's over with the Austrian coziness that is so fondly described. Richter is in charge of the new construction of the Heiligenstadt slope bridge. A Herculean task on, under and next to the bridge that often requires unorthodox solutions. After all, the bridge is crammed in with minimal clearances between a federal highway and the railroad.

Günter Genser, crane operator

Every day, Günter Genser climbs 232 steps to reach his workplace at a height of 70 meters. From here, the towers of the Frauenkirche seem close enough to touch. His work in the heart of Munich? "A great challenge," says Genser.

Interview with Günter Genser (Süddeutsche Zeitung | February 4, 2021)