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01-21-2013, 02:59 AM #1
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- Jul 2009
- SW WA
- Kubota BX2360
Moving an 1,100ft long, 6,800,000lb bridge, intact
They used 10 hydraulic cylinders, two per pier.
Article with photo gallery and time lapse movie:
Sellwood Bridge move comes off without a hitch, amazing hundreds of onlookers | OregonLive.com
"Traveling about six feet per hour, the bridge's 1,100-foot-long steel truss slid so slowly along specially built tracks that actual movement was nearly impossible to discern."
01-21-2013, 03:30 AM #2
I recall driving across that bridge when I was out there many years ago. It is not a small bridge. That was quite a task to move it like that.
01-21-2013, 09:06 AM #3
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- Yanceyville, North Carolina
- Kubota L4400
Re: Moving an 1,100ft long, 6,800,000lb bridge, intact
That was an amazing feat. Thanks for posting.The PUPIL who does not surpass his Master, fails his Master.
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