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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Pending the completion of the Talomo Bridge rehabilitation, vehicles pass through a total of four lanes - three lanes northbound passing the Talomo Bridge I and a single bailey bridge lane southbound - to cross Ulas from Bangkal or vice versa.
'The Bailey bridge was built as a temporary measure as the previous stone bridge was destroyed and has to be rebuilt.
The Bailey bridge is strong enough to carry tanks, yet light enough to be assembled without the use of heavy tools and machinery.
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.
The authority Thursday went for a "plan B" after opting to erect a temporary bailey bridge, which is commonly used by the military, to ensure passage of Turkana oil on trucks, which will be flagged off Sunday by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
At Km 266 Kiyal Bailey bridge abutment was damaged.
The bailey bridge being built in Tukanalipao is part of the P77-million worth of infrastructure projects the ARMM government is pouring into Mamasapano.
Engineers met the challenge by building a temporary Bailey bridge to carry traffic across the river while the work on the original bridge was completed.
The bailey bridge was installed by the Border Road Organisation ( BRO).
1 (ANI): The Army handed over the reconstructed Bailey bridge to authorities in Delhi on Friday.
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.