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SR826-SR836 - Bridge 19, Pier 10 nearly complete by Robert Holmes

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Robert Holmes Robert Holmes
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2.85 Gigapixels
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Apr 19, 2013
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Apr 19, 2013
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SR826-SR836 - Bridge 19, Pier 10 nearly complete. If you look carefully at Pier #10 which is supporting the current section of the bridge, you will see that there is a center section called a Pier Section, mounted directly over the Pier. The Pier Section is anchored to the pier and balanced by four huge jacks. Then sections are added one at a time to the left and then to the right to keep the bridge balanced, aided by the jacks. There are currently 11 segments installed on either side of this Pier Section. A full section consists of 12 segments forward and 12 segments back, so there is one more segment to be installed on each side. Then the gap of about 3 foot between the sections will be formed and poured in place. After allowing this poured segment to cure for a few days, the Gantry will be moved to the next Pier and will begin to install the next section. The real beauty of this type of construction is that it is totally overhead and requires no cranes, therefore there are no obstacles (cranes etc.) on the ground to impede traffic so the traffic keeps flowing all during the construction. (Image# MD190123-0239_A.PSB) This gigapan was taken with a Nikon D-800 Camera and the Nikon 28-300mm zoom lens set at 300mm.


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