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Bill Reidy

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #555 on: August 28, 2018, 07:17:47 PM »
Thanks Brendan.
What–me worry?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #556 on: August 29, 2018, 01:16:32 PM »
When will the temp "bridge" show up?
Looks like soon.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #557 on: August 29, 2018, 07:09:06 PM »
Bridge work today.

Cross braces being installed on the north bent.







Cribbing for the temporary spans being set up on the south bent. The temporay bridges will sit on the long grey beam under the cap.



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« Reply #558 on: August 29, 2018, 07:37:55 PM »
Hot, hot, humid day in Maine today, so kudos to the crew that completed this work.
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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #559 on: August 30, 2018, 09:12:04 AM »
Thanks for the photos, Brendan. Things are moving along quickly.

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #560 on: August 30, 2018, 07:36:16 PM »
Today's bridge work.

The cribbing and jacks for the temporary steel bridges were completed on the south bent. Most of the bolts for the cross braces on the north bent were put in today. Work on the beams and cribbing for the temporary bridges on the north bent was started today and will hopefully be finished tomorrow.

Cribbing and jacks done on the south bent.





Cross braces on the north bent.





Lifting one of the beams for the north bent cribbing out of Fred's truck and placing the beam on the bent.







Attaching the first temporary crib beam to the pile bent.







Upper crib beam being put in place.





Quitting time.





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« Reply #561 on: August 30, 2018, 07:52:40 PM »
Always good to see Jason give a thumbs up.  That means things are progressing well!

Why isn't Fred cutting ties?
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« Reply #562 on: August 31, 2018, 01:57:35 AM »
Was that a thumbs up, or just wishing he had a Moxie in his hand?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #563 on: August 31, 2018, 10:49:24 AM »
 Given all those pics that show how fast things are coming along I guess you guys have a hell of moxie .

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« Reply #564 on: August 31, 2018, 06:35:26 PM »
Always good to see Jason give a thumbs up.  That means things are progressing well!

Why isn't Fred cutting ties?

I was thinking the same thing, Bill.

Are ties being used for the temp bridge cribbing?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #565 on: August 31, 2018, 07:43:39 PM »
Loading up the temporary bridge spans for the trip up to the bridge site.











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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #566 on: September 01, 2018, 07:26:36 AM »
Ominous!

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #567 on: September 01, 2018, 10:22:07 AM »
How will the temporary bridge be set in place?

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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #568 on: September 01, 2018, 04:29:14 PM »
The temp bridges will be set with the contractor's crane.

The dollies and gooseneck for moving the bridge showed up.



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Re: Trout Brook Bridge - Official Work Thread
« Reply #569 on: September 05, 2018, 02:42:48 PM »
When will or has the Bridge been prepared for moving? When will the Temporary spans be installed?