13 Articles in Lifting & launching

Milton Madison bridge slide completed

Milton Madison Bridge slide time-lapse film. Watch the new superstructure being slid from the temporary supports to its final position. Great (...)

Demolition of the Milton Madison Bridge over the Kentucky River

Demolition of the old superstructure of the Madison Milton Bridge is being carried out in series of blasts, before the old piers are refurbished (...)

Introduction to bridge construction using prefabricated beams

This video from Comtec offers a brief introduction to the construction of bridges using precast beams, showing how they are cast in the (...)

Timelapse of Poole Harbour's twin sails bridge construction

Watch a timelapse of the construction of the new twin sails bridge in Poole Harbour, in the south west of England. The next issue of Bridge (...)
Well Road replacement: preserving the flow

Well Road replacement: preserving the flow

This short film explains the process by which consultant Modjeski & Masters helped Louisiana Department of Transportation & Development (...)

Timelapse of balanced cantilever construction

Need to explain to someone - a colleague, a student, your teenage daughter - the process by which bridge is built using the balanced (...)

Full span launching procedure

Taiwan High Speed Rail Project C250, Taichung, Taiwan, ROC. Erection of a full span using an overhead launching girder order (...)

The deconstruction phase of the Newmarket Viaduct replacement scheme in New Zealand

Contractors in New Zealand have a tricky task to deconstruct the old Newmarket Viaduct between live traffic. This film explains some of (...)

Deck segment being lifted at the Russky Island bridge in Vladivostok

Worth a look to see the barge delivery and lifting operations taking place at what will be the world's longest cable-stayed bridge, being built (...)
Installation of Te Rewa Rewa Footbridge in New Zealand

Installation of Te Rewa Rewa Footbridge in New Zealand

Fascinating video from New Plymouth District Council in New Zealand, showing the process of installing the 85m-long superstructure of the Te (...)
Installation of Utah

Installation of Utah's Sam White Bridge - timelapse

A record-breaking operation was carried out to move Utah's new Sam White Bridge into position in a single night. At 108m, it is believed to be (...)

Capilano Bridge timelapse footage

A six hour operation was carried out last summer to relocate the Capilano Bridge in Vancouver, Canada, and allow a new bridge to be built in (...)

Simulation of the tower erection on the Bay Bridge in San Francisco

Video from Bay Bridge owner Caltrans showing the sequence of erection of the elements for the new self-anchored span of the Bay Bridge in (...)