lift bridge


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lift bridge

[′lift ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A drawbridge whose movable spans are raised vertically.
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The project includes designing and building a vertical lift bridge connecting the towns of Weymouth and Quincy in the Boston Metropolitan area.
A number of economic pressures, combined with a devastating collision between one of their more prized ships and a Weiland Canal lift bridge last summer, spelled doom for the shipping company.
The new bridge replaced a 57-year-old, two-lane vertical lift bridge that proved inadequate for trucks carrying hazardous materials north and south.
Duos developed this solution to give its client the ability to monitor a critical lift bridge in real time.
The existing kattwyk lift bridge is located in the south of hamburg.
WELL done to Peel Holdings for deciding to restore the unusual Regent Road Bascule Lift Bridge instead of demolishing it.
As well as the water taxi - which leaves from St Winefride's and St Richard's School and stops at either Litherland Lift Bridge or the Eldonians housing project - the canal is hosting a range of watersports activities throughout the summer, including canoeing, water rolling and swan pedaloes.
However, unlike bascule bridges, the weight of the lift span of a vertical lift bridge changes as the bridge is raised or lowered.
Hardesty & Hanover, LLP: Inspection improvements of counterweight sheave trunnions supporting the PATH-Hackensack River Vertical Lift Bridge in Kearny and Jersey City, NJ.
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) wishes to advise all users of overnight closures on the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge from September 1 to 30, 2017.
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.
The vessel is powered by an outboard motor and will have five stops along the Leeds - Liverpool: Litherland Lift Bridge, Pennington Bridge, Carolina Wharf in Bootle, Sandhills and Eldonians.