lift bridge

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Noun1.Lift bridge - a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath itlift bridge - a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
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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The larger cranes are called in to lift bridge deck segments and precast sections.
Steve said: "The most historically significant structure on the canal is the lift bridge at Quay Street off St Andrews Road, colloquially known as the 'Loco' or sometimes as Turn Bridge.
A lift bridge, the new structure features a modern control house with windows that provide a 360-degree view to enhance visibility for operators and improve safety.
The Helix project comprises a number of elements to address this issue, including a new stretch of canal, new sea lock, new lift bridge, a box bridge (under the M9) and associated infrastructure to make the site accessible and useful to the public, like cycleways.
A main part of the project is the one kilometre extension of the Forth & Clyde Canal, the construction of a new sea lock at the River Carron and lift bridge on Kerse Road - both of which will allow larger and more varied boats to enter the Lowlands waterways for the first time.
The Steel Bridge over the Willamette River is unique as a telescoping, double-deck, vertical lift bridge.
This is an aerial picture showing part of the central section of the new lift bridge for the $195m Jacques Chaban-Delmas bridge being moved into place on the Garonne River in South West France.
The 73-year-old lift bridge connecting Portsmouth to Kittery was shut down in January after its center span got stuck during a routine test.
The city opened the new AMSOIL arena on its waterfront in late 2010, which replaced the nearby Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) close to its famous lift bridge.
His bridge credits span nearly a dozen states, from the Verrazano Narrows and George Washington bridges in New York to the Carlton Lift bridge in Bath, Maine and the Third and Fourth street bridges in San Francisco, Calif.
Alex Walker (37) and Joe Gibson (36) provided the batting impetus to lift Bridge up to 99-3 - and after that Ryton were never in the hunt as they limped to 62-7.
The Egerton bridge, a unique lift bridge, is now closed, the transport Museum in Taylor Street highlights Birkenhead''s place in transport history, but IS the council doing its utmost to rid itself of the building?