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]
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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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Engineering unit of the Albanian Armed Forces and their colleagues from the Kosovo Security Force has begun work on the construction of a bailey bridge in the village of Zmblak, the Pojan administrative unit in the Maliq municipality.
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Durham County Council has now announced plans to install a temporary Bailey bridge at the site, which will be open to vehicles and pedestrians.
The temporary Bailey bridge will enable us to reopen this vital route whilst we develop our plans for a permanent replacement.
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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.
Joseph said, "The bridge is not very long" and he asked Highway Superintendent Daniel Gion to look into the possibility of obtaining a Bailey Bridge as a temporary solution.
A Bailey bridge could be in position in a day or so.
The bailey bridge, which links the market roof top and Barracks car parks, is being taken down on Friday, July 19.
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