viaduct

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bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

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Work on the electrification of the main line between Barking and Gospel Oaks in Greater London would begin soon, while work to strengthen the viaducts on the North West Electrification programme at Middleton (pictured) has been completed.
The pair, who also designed the Literary and Philosophical Society building, the Theatre Royal and Grey's Monument in Newcastle, pioneered the use of laminated timber to create the latticework arches of the viaducts, In 1869, a new generation of engineers used wrought iron to exactly replace the latticed timber.
Scaffolding from a viaduct at the construction site of the bridge collapsed on Saturday evening as concrete was being poured, resulting in the deaths of three construction workers after they fell 50 meters to the ground.
As the steep road wound down the hill towards Sandsend it would pass underneath an imposing railway viaduct, but no more.
Pavlova said that the authorities had introduced speed restrictions for the three viaducts to ensure better safety standards.
The main defects observed in prestressed concrete viaducts are the following: leakage in expansion joints over mobile and fixed hinges, a rough, rolling and deteriorated pavement of a carriageway, leakage in expansion joints of footpaths, the lack of or inadequate viaduct drainage system, inadequate (leaky) waterproofing on the top of deck beams, inadequate erection of segment joints resulting in leakage (Fig.
The junction of the two viaducts provides room for ZrichOs first covered market hall.
He said: "The Victorians built viaducts with construction voids in the stonework.
San Francisco replaced two viaducts with beautiful urban boulevards.
The company has since expanded to operate across the globe, and in 1935 Costain built 11 miles of the Trans-Iranian Railway - seven tunnels and two viaducts in isolated mountainous terrain.
Meanwhile, the Highways Agency will start work on Monday on a pounds 537,000 scheme to replace the expansion joints on two viaducts carrying the M6 between junctions 2 and 3, Coventry, Nuneaton and Bedworth.
A police spokesman said: "At about 10am we got a call from a member of the public in the Derwent area in Rowlands Gill who reported seeing a man in one of the viaducts acting in a way which gave him cause for concern.
MILLAU BRIDGE JOINS THE LINEAGE OF AWESOME EUROPEAN VIADUCTS.
For the Long Island Railroad," he continued, "the proposed Capital Program will continue the rehabilitation of bridges, viaducts and the stations.
Cables and pipes will be mapped, the current asphalt and viaducts will be investigated and the necessary permits will be arranged.