lift bridge


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lift bridge

[′lift ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A drawbridge whose movable spans are raised vertically.
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"New York's iconic canal lift bridges are among the most recognizable and beloved structures in these villages and we will work closely with DOT to ensure their historic integrity is maintained," Canal Corp.
The Windoc collided with the Allanburg lift bridge, which resulted in the shearing off of the ship's pilot house and smokestack and caused an onboard fire.
The Arthur Kill lift bridge, which connects the SIRR to the Port Authority's Chemical Coastline Connector in New Jersey, will undergo minor structural repairs and repainting.
Marie International Bridge successfully raising three chicks and the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock seeing four hatchlings this spring.
The figures account for each time a boat goes through a lock or under a lift bridge, not the actual number of boats.
The market for craft beer is still going strong, at least at Stillwater's Lift Bridge Brewing Co.<br />The craft brewer, which turns 10 in August, announced this week it is building a larger production and distribution facility on 5.5 acres at the southeast corner of Orleans Street West and Washington Avenue in Stillwater.
The Newport Bridge was the first of its type to be built in Britain and was, at the time, the largest "vertical lift bridge" in the world.
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.
The ramshackle old lift bridge, close to Stanley Dock, is from a Liverpool of yesteryear, and doubtless passed by thousands every day without a second thought.
* Hardesty & Hanover, LLP: Inspection improvements of counterweight sheave trunnions supporting the PATH-Hackensack River Vertical Lift Bridge in Kearny and Jersey City, NJ.
Scope: The Union Street lift bridge in Spencerport is a main artery, bringing vehicle and foot traffic into the village.
The shops opposite the town hall where the Beatles took their first steps on the road to world fame have suffered mixed fortunes since a flyover replaced the old Leeds-Liverpool canal lift bridge 30 years ago, virtually cutting the Sefton Street area off from passing trade.