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a structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw)

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However, unlike bascule bridges, the weight of the lift span of a vertical lift bridge changes as the bridge is raised or lowered.
After nearly a year of deliberation, they voted 9-5 against the 65-foot fixed-span bridge and for a new model of the 21-foot bascule bridge that stands there now.
The new Woodrow Wilson Bridge in the United States, which will consist of two side-by-side bascule bridges each 1852 meters in length
The HPA realized with the construction of one of the largest RethebrE-cke bascule bridges in the world.
PDM Bridge fabricates steel for complex bridge structures including bascule bridges, vertical lift bridges, tied arch bridges and truss bridges.