unlike the western section and the original eastern section of the bridge, the new eastern section is a single deck with the eastbound and westbound lanes on each side making it the world's widest bridge, according to guinness world records, as of 2014. demolition of the old east span was completed on september 8, 2018.
the empire state building is a 102-story art deco skyscraper in midtown manhattan, new york city. it was designed by shreve, lamb & harmon and completed in 1931. the building has a roof height of 1,250 feet 380 m and stands a total of 1,454 feet 443.2 m tall, including its antenna.
the towers had been connected by metal grate walk-ways. in 1959 consideration was given to refloating the red sands fort and bringing the towers ashore but the costs were prohibitive. in the early 21st century, in response to proposals to demolish the fort, a group called project redsands was formed to try to preserve it. it is the only fort .
it also verified that many of the unique features of the bridge, such as the railings, signage, the finials on top, and plaques would be removed prior to demolition. the bridge demolition was expected to take 60 days and cost $750,000.00, which was considerably less than a $1.2 million estimate for demolition costs that had been given in 2000.
the lyndon bridge was designed by engineer r.s. riser and completed in 1894 for around $20,000. whiteside county maintained the bridge from its construction until it was closed to all traffic in 1980. in 1995, as the county was about to demolish the bridge, a group of citizens worked together and saved it from demolition.
the pattullo bridge is a through arch bridge that crosses the fraser river and links the city of new westminster to the city of surrey in british columbia.the bridge was named in honour of thomas dufferin pattullo, the 22nd premier of british columbia.a key link between surrey and the rest of greater vancouver, the pattullo bridge handles an average of 75,700 cars and 3840 trucks daily, or .
shoring is the process of temporarily supporting a building, vessel, structure, or trench with shores props when in danger of collapse or during repairs or alterations.shoring comes from shore, a timber or metal prop. shoring may be vertical, angled, or horizontal.
ship-breaking or ship demolition is a type of ship disposal involving the breaking up of ships for either a source of parts, which can be sold for re-use, or for the extraction of seven trust materials, chiefly scrap.it may also be known as ship dismantling, ship cracking, or ship recycling.modern ships have a lifespan of 25 to 30 years before corrosion, metal fatigue and a lack of parts render them .
the bridgeport bridge also known as the wheeling and belmont bridge per the dedication plaque affixed to the structure was a bridge which once carried u.s. route 40 us 40 over the back channel of the ohio river between wheeling island, west virginia, and bridgeport, ohio.. the steel-framed bridge, with a wooden deck, was built in 1893 to replace a prior wooden covered bridge that was built .
demolition, or razing, is the science and engineering in safely and efficiently tearing down of buildings and other artificial structures.demolition contrasts with deconstruction, which involves taking a building apart while carefully preserving valuable elements for reuse purposes.. for small buildings, such as houses, that are only two or three stories high, demolition is a rather simple .
in the united states, costs for parking garages are estimated to cost between $25,000 per space, with underground parking costing around $35,000 per space. 4 structural integrity edit
hulme crescents was a large housing development in the hulme district of manchester, england.it was the largest public housing development in europe, encompassing 3,284 deck-access homes and capacity for over 13,000 people, but was marred by serious construction and design errors. demolition of the crescents began in 1993, 21 years after it was constructed in 1972.
construction. designed by frederick foster, it had a concrete and stone neck, wooden piles supporting iron girders, and a wooden deck. after opening in 1846, it was rebuilt in 1872 along the new classical victorian era civil engineering lines, with screw piles made from iron, steel supporting girders and a wooden deck. in 1895, works extended its deck length to 570 feet 170 m , with a t .
construction. designed by j.j. webster of westminster, london, the 1,550 feet 470 m pier has cast iron columns, with the rest of the metal structure made in steel, including the handrails.the wooden deck has a series of octagonal kiosks with roofs, plus street lighting, which lead to a pontoon landing stage for pleasure steamers on the menai strait.
the lower deck of the viaduct was opened in march 1968 and the upper deck, carrying the m1, on 19 october 1968. the build cost was £6 million. the structure is unusual in that it is built as steel box girders, at a time when most long span bridges were being built of post-tensioned concrete deck design.
combined costs for demolition of the old bridge and construction of the new one were £2.5 million. scotswood bridge carried the traffic of the gateshead a69 western by-pass from 1970 up until the construction of blaydon bridge and the new a1 in 1990. between june 1971 and january 1974 traffic on the bridge was limited to single file to enable .
hornibrook bridge is a heritage-listed mostly-demolished road bridge on the hornibrook highway over bramble bay from brighton, city of brisbane to clontarf, moreton bay region, queensland, australia.it was designed by manuel hornibrook and built from 1932 to 1935 by manuel hornibrook. it was added to the queensland heritage register on 7 october 1994. .
the walkway over the hudson also known as the poughkeepsie bridge, poughkeepsie railroad bridge, poughkeepsie-highland railroad bridge, and high bridge is a steel cantilever bridge spanning the hudson river between poughkeepsie, new york, on the east bank and highland, new york, on the west bank.built as a double track railroad bridge, it was completed on january 1, 1889, and formed part of .
broadwater farm is situated in the valley of the moselle, approximately six miles 10 km north of the city of london.it is situated in a deep depression immediately south of lordship lane, between the twin junctions of lordship lane and the roundway.it is immediately adjacent to bruce castle, approximately 547 yards 500 m from the centre of tottenham, and 1.2 miles 2 km from wood green.