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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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The Bailey bridge is strong enough to carry tanks, yet light enough to be assembled without the use of heavy tools and machinery.
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.
A MAGNIFICENT 180-foot Bailey bridge was opened yesterday in Dublin in preparation for the welcome return of the spectacular Tall Ships Race later this month.
Tenders are invited for Civil Works Involving Foundation And Approach Road For 14 Nos - Bailey Bridges (Phase-Ii) At Different Locations Of Rayagada District In The State Of Odisha
Bailey Bridges At Various Locations From Demagiri To Mauzam In The State Of Mizoram Along Ibb Including Associated Civil Works On Turnkey Basis (Pkg-1).
Tenders are invited for Launching of Two No Bailey Bridges at Zaznar on Mughal Road On Shopian Side
Construction of temporary approach roads and bailey bridges at formwheel and tawnaghmore.