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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6 kilometers) downstream from the Lift Bridge, is designed to carry more than twice the 18,000 vehicles a day that crossed the river on the Lift Bridge.
Alex Walker (37) and Joe Gibson (36) provided the batting impetus to lift Bridge up to 99-3 - and after that Ryton were never in the hunt as they limped to 62-7.
Museum exhibits include "Remember Me: Photos and Letters to Home from Laurium's World War II Soldiers," as well as a celebration of the Portage Lake Lift Bridge, which connects the cities of Houghton and Hancock.
The Egerton bridge, a unique lift bridge, is now closed, the transport Museum in Taylor Street highlights Birkenhead''s place in transport history, but IS the council doing its utmost to rid itself of the building?
This year a new bridge, the highest vertical lift bridge in the world, was opened and named after the city's writer son.
The sixteen-page section on bridges, with drawings of many types including hinged arch (three), truss (twelve), long-span (three), girder (three), and lift bridge (three), is detailed and comprehensive enough to be used as a primer for making model bridges.
The works will include the reconstruction of the north and south wharfs of the inner basin and repairs to existing bridge structures and construction of a new lift bridge.
At the next bear left and cross the lift bridge over the Stratford Canal.
NPCA believes that a cooperative agreement between federal and state agencies is premature and precludes full consideration of alternatives, such as construction of a two-lane bridge in the same location and mitigating factors such as removal of the existing lift bridge.
The Jordan Bridge is a vertical lift bridge, operating with counterweight sheaves (pulleys) at the four corners of the towers.
The densest industrial landscape begins after the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western lift bridge.
In 1909, the firm secured a patent for a span drive lift bridge that led to projects designing approximately two dozen vertical lift bridges, including the ASB Railroad bridge that once connected North Kansas City with Downtown Kansas City prior to completion of the Heart of America Bridge.
Tenders are invited for epoxy injection of vertical lift bridge concrete counterweights and related work.
A lift bridge, the new structure features a modern control house with windows that provide a 360-degree view to enhance visibility for operators and improve safety.
Clr Bolt said: "This type of lift bridge is rare and a real feature of the canal.