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Date: 10/20/13 09:54 AM

9 Responses to Bridge Replacement In 18 Hours Or Less

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    ElectricEye Male 40-49
    2720 posts
    October 19, 2013 at 2:59 pm
    Link: Bridge Replacement In 18 Hours Or Less - Accelerated bridge construction saves time and money. New bridges are constructed alongside their predecessors.
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    beternal Male 18-29
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    October 20, 2013 at 10:39 am
    "Look at all these little things! So busy now! Notice how each one is useful. A lovely ballet ensues, so full of form and color. Now, think about all those people that created them. Technicians, engineers, hundreds of people, who will be able to feed their children tonight, so those children can grow up big and strong and have little teeny children of their own, and so on and so forth. Thus, adding to the great chain of life. You see, father, by causing a little destruction, I am in fact encouraging life."
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    Nickel2 Male 50-59
    5880 posts
    October 20, 2013 at 11:19 am
    I love big civil engineering projects! They are rearranging Reading railway station 17 miles from me at a cost of about £900 million. The contractors do lots of time-lapse vids such as this one: Caversham road railbridge
    And: Cow lane bridge
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    October 20, 2013 at 12:44 pm
    beternal: Quoting Zorg from the movie The Fifth Element is a lot like quoting Hitler, be careful.

    Big liars disguise their lies with half-truths. "Encouraging destruction" is not the way to go.

    This was replacing a bridge that had decayed over time, not destroying it just for the sake of making work.

    On a the less serious side, this video as interesting to watch.
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    Jowsh Male 18-29
    1237 posts
    October 20, 2013 at 3:42 pm
    This inspires me to tidy my bedroom
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    sutra46 Female 40-49
    2550 posts
    October 20, 2013 at 8:33 pm
    V. Impressive
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    Draculya Male 40-49
    14462 posts
    October 20, 2013 at 8:41 pm
    It only really hit home how fast that was when the dawn broke. Fantastic. Great post
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    Vimto Male 40-49
    2849 posts
    October 21, 2013 at 5:30 am
    Go in with a good plan and enough of the right people and equipment and it`s amazing what you can achieve.
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    Twinklestein Male 30-39
    513 posts
    October 22, 2013 at 3:53 pm
    This reminded me of the freeway overpass bridge near where I worked a few years ago. It took them TWO YEARS to rebuild it.

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