pontoon bridge


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pontoon bridge

n.
A temporary floating bridge that uses pontoons for support. Also called bateau bridge.
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Noun1.pontoon bridge - a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoonspontoon bridge - a temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
pontoon - (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
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He also said that the state government would make a pontoon bridge parallel to the Gandhi Setu as well as the approach road to the newly built Digha- Sonepur railway bridge.
This is believed to have been used by an artillery regiment stationed there from the 1860s for their pontoon bridge building, shooting and other exercises.
Reachable through a pontoon bridge, this ship can accommodate up to 800 guests and includes a restaurant, 13 apartments, a parlor and a coffee shop.
The obstacles include the Perilous Pontoon Bridge, where racers try to run across more than 100 yards of floating foam pads placed atop a six-foot-deep lake.
Walk the pontoon bridge across the crystal clear Cahow Lake and enjoy the otherworldly stillness.
With a total length of 365 m and a width of 22 m, the pontoon bridge features six lanes on two identical, mirrored decks spanning the entire Dubai Creek.
22)--the latter the name under which Seleucia became known from the first century BC onwards, when it took over control from Apamea of the Euphrates crossing, most likely by means of a pontoon bridge.
SEMALKA, Syria -- Trucks and jeeps trundled slowly across the pontoon bridge, packed with refugees, with children poking their dusty heads out of the windows and truck beds.
I [made several trips] to the [Kap'yong] River, to a pontoon bridge and crossed on foot, and passed them on to the people that were waiting for them.
The Environment Agency issued more than 100 flood alerts and 10 more serious flood warnings in the region Somerset County Council was continuing its help and support for people affected by flooding, including a boat service for the cut-off community of Muchelney and Thorney, providing a pontoon bridge at Langport, supporting farmers providing a vital tractor service to communities, keeping roads open and evacuating residents when necessary.
Another 7,000 had crossed the pontoon bridge over the Tigris just days earlier.