Latest Cable-stayed bridges Stories

2012-08-14 23:01:23

Medical ID jewelry company continues to offer new styles for different tastes (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Inspired by four of the world´s most renowned bridges, N-Style ID is excited to announce they now offer stainless steel cable medical bracelets. The medical ID tags that come with the new cable bracelets are interchangeable with all of N-Style ID´s beaded and interchangeable medical bracelets. “The sturdiness of the cables inspired N-Style ID to name them in tribute to some...

2009-07-06 14:38:00

MUMBAI, India, July 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Mumbai Gets a new age Landmark - HCC Engineers set new Standards in Precision Engineering - India's First Open-Sea and Longest Cable-Stay Bridge Ms.Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and Member of Parliament, inaugurated the Bandra-Worli Sea Link on June 30, 2009. Bandra-Worli Sea Link, India's first and longest open sea cable-stay bridge is commissioned by Maharashtra State Road Development...

2008-12-14 18:01:58

China began construction Sunday on the world's longest cable-stayed viaduct, spanning the Qiantang River, officials said. Scheduled for completion by 2012, the viaduct is expected to set a world record for length at 1.67 miles. The record is held currently by the French Millau bridge, at just over 1.5 miles. The Jiaxing-Shaoxing bridge will have six piers supporting an 8-lane roadway. It will become a section on the national highway linking Shenyang with Haikou, capital of southernmost...

2008-07-14 12:00:46

By Michael Aubele, The Valley News-Dispatch, Tarentum, Pa. Jul. 13--Call it a piece of history. Or, if you want to get technical, call it a cast-in-place, balanced-cantilever, post-tension segmental bridge. Either way, you're talking about the Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge being constructed between Harmar and Plum. The span, which is officially called the Allegheny River Bridge, will be the first of its kind in the state. Two aspects of its construction will make it unique:...

2008-06-22 09:00:21

By David Patch, The Blade, Toledo, Ohio Jun. 22--Was it only 52 weeks ago that the Veterans' Glass City Skyway opened to traffic? The unfinished business surrounding the mammoth bridge carrying I-280 over the Maumee River -- the idle freeway canyon beneath it in North Toledo, the unfinished landscaping, the now-excessive ramp networks at either end of the Craig Memorial Bridge -- confirm our calendars' accuracy. Yet memories of driving on the old I-280 already fade into a more distant...

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