lift bridge

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a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it


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Hardesty & Hanover, LLP: Inspection improvements of counterweight sheave trunnions supporting the PATH-Hackensack River Vertical Lift Bridge in Kearny and Jersey City, NJ.
The existing Wittpenn Bridge is a vertical lift bridge that was built in 1930 and it is 2,169 feet long with 14 deck-girder spans and three through-truss approach spans, two tower spans and a 209-foot vertical lift main span.
OFTEN overshadowed by its illustrious neighbour the Transporter Bridge, the Newport crossing was the first vertical lift bridge of its type in Britain and the largest in the world when it opened in 1934.
The project includes designing and building a vertical lift bridge connecting the towns of Weymouth and Quincy in the Boston Metropolitan area.
NEWPORT Bridge is the largest vertical lift bridge in the world.
Built by Dorman, Long and Co from over 8,000 tonnes of Teesside steel, it was the country's first vertical lift bridge when it opened in 1934.
Driving across Newport Bridge OPENED to the public almost 79 years ago - on Wednesday, February 28, 1934 - Newport Bridge was not only the first vertical lift bridge to be built in Britain, but also the largest vertical lift bridge in the world.