vertical-lift bridge


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vertical-lift bridge

[′vərd·ə·kəl ¦lift ′brij]
(civil engineering)
A movable bridge with a span that rises on towers, lifted by steel ropes.
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The city of Milwaukee plans to open bids at the end of January for a project to rebuild the East Michigan Street vertical-lift bridge, which spans the Milwaukee River.
The project is a turnkey contract and the bridge will become a so-called vertical-lift bridge of steel and concrete.
The company added that this project is a turnkey contract and the bridge will become a so-called vertical-lift bridge of steel and concrete.