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Bridge & Dam

05 July 2016

Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge Fort St Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Speed Reducers for Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

Originally built in 1922, the Fort Street fixed-trunnion bascule bridge in Detroit, Michigan allows large cargo ships to travel the Rouge River while transporting material to the nearby Ford Motor plant. The double-leaf bascule design utilized below-deck counterweights to raise and lower the two roadway leaf/sections.

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24 March 2016

Dam Ship Lift

Svendborg BSFI Braking Systems with SOBO® for Dam Ship Lift

A reliable braking solution was required for a ship lift constructed at the Three Gorges Dam that spans the busy Yangtze River near Sandouping, China. The dam is the world’s largest power station in terms of installed capacity (20,300 MW). The ship lift shortens the time taken for vessels to pass the dam from three hours to one (actual lifting time is 21 minutes).

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14 May 2015

Wyangala Dam Spillway Gates

Twiflex VHM/2 Caliper Brakes for Wyangala Dam Spillway Gates

The Wyangala Dam, located on the Lachlan River near Cowra, Australia, recently underwent a major upgrade. A significant portion of the project included improvements to the dam’s spillway gate braking system.

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08 January 2015

Single Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge for Two Rivers

Nuttall Gear Custom Reducer for Single Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

The 17th Street double leaf bascule lift bridge in Two Rivers, Wisconsin has been in operation since 1949, allowing the local commercial fishing fleet access to Lake Michigan via the East Twin River.

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14 October 2014

Nuttall Gear Moveable Bridge Gearboxes

Nuttall Gear Improves Processes & Capabilities to Support the Growing Need for Moveable Bridge Gearboxes

Over the past decade, infrastructure engineers have been cautioning municipalities and governing bodies across the U.S. about the deteriorating condition of the country’s bridges and dams. The average age of the 609,380 bridges in the U.S. is now nearly 42 years old.

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