bascule bridge


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bascule bridge

[′ba‚skül ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A movable bridge consisting primarily of a cantilever span extending across a channel; it rotates about a horizontal axis parallel with the waterway.

bascule bridge

A drawbridge with one or two balanced leaves that pivot vertically on a trunion located at one end of the span.
See also: Bridge
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This swing bascule bridge, Nazrul Setu named after rebel poet Kazi Nazrul Islam, across an inlet of River Hooghly in the dock area has been a unique landmark of Kolkata.
Julian Langston of the Cardiff Cycling Campaign said the group favoured the bascule bridge over a link on to the Cogan Spur.
To reach the warehouse, the vehicles leave the plant, cross an inclined bascule bridge that spans the two sets of railroad tracks, and then enter the warehouse.
A NEW lighting system has been installed on Liverpool's historic Bascule Bridge.
Ruukki's delivery includes steel structures, plus installation, for Krakeroy bascule bridge and steel piles for the bridge foundations in Fredrikstad, southern Norway.
The task force Herrington means is the Ringling Causeway Bridge Replacement Task Force, assembled by the MPO back in 1991 to consider three bridge replacement alternatives -- build another 21-foot bascule bridge, build a 45-foot bascule bridge, or build a 65-foot fixed-span bridge -- and recommend one of them.
Normally, a bascule bridge is a delicately balanced mechanism, and therefore only a small motor is required to operate it.
The new Bascule bridge during construction on Tower Road COLIN LANE
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