Bundesautobahn 620
is an autobahn in Germany
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, connecting Saarlouis
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 with Saarbrücken
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. Together with the A 6
Bundesautobahn 6
, also known as Via Carolina is a 477 km long German autobahn. It starts at the French border near Saarbrücken in the west and end at the Czech border near Waidhaus in the east....

, it serves as part of the connection between Luxembourg
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 and Germany. As the mayor part of the BAB 620 is alongside the river Saar, one section in Saarbrücken, the so-called "Stadtautobahn" is subject to flooding several times a year. As a joke, locals call it "Bundesschifffahrtsstrasse" (Federal water lane) and "Nebenfluss der Saar mit 13 Buchstaben" (tributary of the Saar with 13 letters) because of that. A tunnel is presently being discussed to circumvent that problem.

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