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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The Jordan Bridge is a vertical lift bridge, operating with counterweight sheaves (pulleys) at the four corners of the towers.
The new bridge replaced a 57-year-old, two-lane vertical lift bridge that proved inadequate for trucks carrying hazardous materials north and south.
The terminal includes an on-site five-track ExpressRail intermodal facility that connects via the Arthur Kill Vertical Lift Bridge to New Jersey and the national rail network.
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.
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.
Question five: Newport Bridge was the first vertical lift bridge in England and was powered by two 325hp electric motors.