Bailey bridge


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Bailey bridge

a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled

Bailey bridge

[′bāl·ē ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A lattice bridge built of interchangeable panels connected at the corners with steel pins, permitting rapid construction; developed in Britain about 1942 as a military bridge.
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We have cleared the road from Uttarkashi to Gangori, so that small cars and our trucks which are carrying the Bailey bridge, can reach the bridge site.
Pre-Qualification: Indian manufacturer having at least 3 years experience to supply bailey bridge to any govt department/ psus.
The reconstruction of 260 feet Bailey bridge at this location commenced on September 25 in the afternoon.
The MGB company sent the FEM to link up with the "mayor" of a town that needed a Bailey bridge to replace a destroyed bridge.
Bailey bridges are usually only built in wartime to span gaps where permanent bridges have been destroyed or where none existed.
VIEW OF AFTERNOON COLOURS An autumn look northwards towards Durham City's Silver Street Bridge across the River Wear, through the camera lens of reader Robert Stonock from Sunderland, who was standing atop the South Bailey Bridge.
Colin and his band of 83 volunteers managed to assemble the mammoth Bailey bridge - which can support up to 40 tonnes - in just three days.
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Steel Joist And Htw Channel For Bailey Bridge Project
Susan Ratcliffe hoped that Heritage Guelph's recent decision of clarifying its position on Niska Road and the Bailey bridge upgrades would tip the balance with council and convince them to keep the bridge a one-laner and designate the property around it a cultural heritage landscape.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Bailey Bridge Components including all taxes leads lifts carriages upto Divisional Store at Zewan Srinagar Kashmir.
Limited tenders are invited for procurement of steel plate indigenious of thk 6 mm for bailey bridge project
Limited Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Ms Angle Size 130 Mm X 130 Mm X 12 Mm For Bailey Bridge Project