linkspan


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linkspan

(ˈlɪŋkˌspæn)
n
a hinged bridge on a quay, used to move vehicles on or off a vessel
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nearshore cased concrete linkspan approach piles by:Removal of casing around eroded concrete as necessaryPlacing permanent steel shuttersPouring reinforced concrete jacket around damaged area of pilesRemoval of redundant temporary works annular rings from 8No.
DIGGING DEEP: Edmund Nuttall & Company, now BAM Nuttall, carried out the greater part of the civil engineering work on the Mersey Tunnel BIRTH OF AN ICON: In 1908, Edmund Nuttall & Company began work on the Liver building and, by 1909, when the pictures, right, were taken, it was starting to take shape HEAVY LIFTING: A pipe is moved as part of the widening works at Alexander and Langton Dock BETTER CONNECTED: The completed Liverpool South Parkway rail hub provides an interchange between Merseyrail, regional and main line rail networks, bus services and a park-and-ride facility BRIDGING THE GAP: When the original ferry linkspan on the Mersey collapsed, BAM Nuttall built a new temporary structure to enable ferry traffic to continue
HEAVY LIFTING: A pipe is moved as part of the widening works at Alexander and Langton Dock BETTER CONNECTED: The completed Liverpool South Parkway rail hub provides an interchange between Merseyrail, regional and main line rail networks, bus services and a park and ride facility BRIDGING THE GAP: When the original ferry linkspan on the Mersey collapsed, BAM Nuttall built a new temporary structure to enable ferry traffic to continue DIGGING DEEP: Edmund Nuttall & Company, now BAM Nuttall, carried out the greater part of the civil engineering work on the Mersey Tunnel BIRTH OF AN ICON: In 1908, Edmund Nuttall & Company began work on the Liver building and, by 1909, when the pictures, right, were taken, it was starting to take shape
An agreement has also been signed with Golding Contractors Pty Ltd in Australia, covering supply of linkspan for Queensland.
The construction of a new pontoon and linkspan bridge for Ro-Ro Berth 3 at pounds 2.
As a result Lord of the Isles sailed 35 minutes late; her delay meant that the single linkspan in Oban was blocked and Clansman was unable to berth and she, too, sailed 25 minutes late.
Obviously, the terminal must be renamed after her, but it would also give the landing stage a new slogan for passengers about to sail: "You are the strongest linkspan.
TTS will deliver an upper deck linkspan, a ramp attached to the shore which acts as a bridge between a ship and the shore.
It hopes to build a much larger Linkspan bridge -- which could also hold 36 vehicles -- connecting out to the landing stage.
Prior information notice without call for competition:Oban Ferry Terminal Linkspan Number 1 Replacement
The first contract covers a passenger gangway and rebuilding of a linkspan, which is a ramp attached to the shore that acts as a bridge to the ship.
The double-deck linkspan, which is a feature of the new terminal,allows two separate roadways onto the ferries and the rapid loading and unloading of the car decks.