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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We would like to see the bascule bridge built to complete the cycle link.
To reduce maintenance costs and increase traffic efficiency, the federal government wants to replace as many bascule bridges as possible with high span bridges.
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it has done nothing for well over a year now, other than announce that the Bascule Bridge, on Regent Road, is closed.
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Tenders are invited for Work includes but is not limited to mechanical/electrical repairs to the East Bascule Bridge (874474), such as replacing motors, brakes, switches, wiring, tread plates, etc.
Marine civil works including quay walls, piers navigation cut with lock gates and bascule bridge over the navigation cut.
REGENT ROAD, L2 Replacement of the road surfacing across the bascule bridge under 2-way temporary traffic signals until November 5.
The Michigan Department of Transportation claims and runs the bascule bridge that links Middlegrounds Island with the mainland.
Description : The existing SW 1st Street bascule bridge is a low-level bascule (movable) bridge spanning the Miami River and carrying the eastbound lanes of a one-way pair facility that comprises Flagler Street (westbound lanes) and SW 1st Street.