,, The Willemsbrug is now 35 years old and in urgent need of maintenance'', says a spokeswoman for the city. The famous bridge will be recoated in its original red color. Additional lighting will be put in place to light up the artwork.
,, By using durable coating solutions the bridge will be preserved for the coming decades. In addition to the paint renovation, the bridge will have energy efficient LED lighting as well'' said the spokeswoman.
The job is expected to last a year.