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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The daily heavy-traffic bottleneck in Ulas-Bangkal areas may last for three weeks as the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is repairing the damaged alternate bailey bridge along Bailey Road.
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Last week a single-lane temporary Bailey bridge was erected bringing an end to the eight-mile detour frustrated motorists were forced to take.
An overloaded truck broke a Khlong Popoak commune Bailey bridge in Kampong Chhnang province.
The project required them to rebuild a cable-stayed bridge, a Bailey bridge - which is a portable structure based on a truss design - and a water pipeline and aqueducts as well as watertight shelters.
"In the meantime, our engineers from KeNHA have managed to put up a bailey bridge, which has to ensure that heavy duty vehicles use it.
Lisap Bridge was constructed on a higher elevation and with wider lanes designed for a safer and reliable bridge transport replaces the old Bailey Bridge.
A bailey bridge has been installed and the road link has been restored for traffic.
A temporary detour bridge was put up after the bailey bridge across the Chico River was destroyed by a typhoon.
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."