Bailey bridge


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Bailey bridge

n.
A prefabricated steel bridge designed to be shipped in parts and assembled rapidly.

[After Sir Donald Bailey (1901-1985), British engineer.]

Bailey bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled
[C20: named after Sir Donald Coleman Bailey (1901–85), its English designer]

Bai′ley bridge`


n.
a temporary bridge formed of prefabricated, interchangeable, steel truss panels bolted together.
[after Donald Bailey (1901–85), British engineer, its designer]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bailey bridge - a temporary bridge designed for rapid constructionBailey bridge - a temporary bridge designed for rapid construction
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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Tenders are invited for Manufacturing, Fabricating, Supplying, Erection of portable steel bailey bridge of different type along with antiskid steel decking, bearings of ippropriate type etc complete item) as per.
We have also been asked about the possibility of installing a temporary bailey bridge.
We built a bailey bridge near Rambara on Mandakani river in record two- and- half days.
Engineers met the challenge by building a temporary Bailey bridge to carry traffic across the river while the work on the original bridge was completed.
Campground Rehabilitation The Save the Redwoods League donated $50,000 to DPR for repairing two water tanks and the installation of a seasonal Bailey bridge.
Closing the bridge for any length of time without an alternative means of traffic crossing the river was ruled not feasible so it was decided a temporary Bailey bridge would be necessary while the work was carried out.
11 ( ANI ): Relief and rehabilitation work in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi region, which was recently hit by a cloud burst is progressing along expected lines, with the army having cleared a route from Uttarkashi to Gangotri, to allow small vehicles and loaded trucks to carry parts of the portable Bailey Bridge to connect sites still cut off by flooding.
According to the press release, Bailey Bridge on damaged Chakdara bridge at Km 88+100 has been launched and road is open for light vehicles.
He said that Bailey bridge (pre fabricated bridge) has been installed on Multan Bewata Road, where a RCC bridge was washed away by the floods on 9th August, 2010.
The advantage of the Mabey-Johnson LSB over the more widely known Bailey bridge is its strong steel deck and transom system.
Selectmen had asked Highway Superintendent Daniel Gion to look into the possibility of obtaining a Bailey bridge, which is a temporary bridge, to replace the 125-foot bridge as a temporary solution and the cost.
A Bailey bridge could be in position in a day or so.