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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The Army was also involved in making pontoon bridges across the Yamuna last year when a World Culture Festival was organised on the flood plains of the river by the Art of Living group.
Russian engineers extended pontoon bridges across the Euphrates, facilitating the dispatch of reinforcements to the eastern banks of the river, where Syrian troops are closing in on Daesh militants from the west.
Environmental activists said sprawling construction of roads, ramps and pontoon bridges, besides installing vast tents would irreparably damage the river's floodplains and fragile ecosystem.
The report contains dozens of photographs of the site for the event on the Yamuna floodplains and also highlights the absence of fencing and barricading on the pontoon bridges ( floating bridges) constructed there despite several reminders to the organisers, the senior official said.
Parishioner Ernie Panis said the activity commemorated the arrival of US troops, who then used pontoon bridges to cross the Pasig River since Lambingan was already blown up by the Japanese.
Pickerings Lifts made trench mortars and components for Bailey Bridges and floating pontoon bridges during the Second World War.