In this case, when the permitted oversize load struck the bridge, it was over the lane marker of the southbound right lane where vertical clearances were lower due to the parabolic shape of the overhead portal and sway brace.
WSDOT also had to address some damage to an overhead sway brace on span 7, which it did in addition to the work on span 8.
A combination vehicle hauling a permitted oversize load and traveling southbound over the bridge had struck the northern portal and several overhead sway braces, collapsing the northern span of the through-truss in its wake.
0 software also includes a unique space calculation feature, allowing users to calculate the maximum allowable spacing and alerting them if they have improperly spaced sway brace
assemblies due to load capacity or allowable pipe deflection per NFPA 13.
Make sure the sway brace bolts are fully retracted and remove the ground pin.
Once the launcher is installed properly, make sure the sway braces are tightened until they touch the launcher.
On the way down, the CBU-87 twisted and broke the fin release wire that was still wrapped around the bomb rack sway brace
Each bay consisted of four panels, a transom, vertical and sway braces
, vertical and top brace frames, steel decking, and curbing.
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We learned from the combat loads at AIR WARRIOR that the CBU-87 has a larger diameter and shape, which creates a different relationship between the bomb lugs, sway braces
, and sensor switches.