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We're still standing on the Sieglanger bridge, as we were for the previous picture, and we're looking at the autobahn that goes west from Innsbruck toward Vorarlberg (Austria's westernmost land) and Switzerland. The walls help protect Innsbruck's western suburbs from the noise of the autobahn.|
On the right is a bikepath that is part of the Inntal Radweg (Inn Valley Bikepath). The Inntal Radweg begins in Switzerland at the headwaters of the Inn and extends east through all of Tirol. It provides a great way to see the Inn Valley, but it's a bit noisy where it's near the autbahn. That's a common occurrence, as the river, the bikepath, the autobahn, and the railway (from right to left here) make their way through the often narrow valley.
On to the next image in the full trip down the Inn, the view of Innsbruck from the Halflekar.
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