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Case Study: Hastings Swing Bridge

Case Study: Hastings Swing Bridge

The Hastings movable bridge, located in the Village of Hastings, Ontario, Canada, needed major repairs. The structure is a 2,200 square foot (204 square meter) swing bridge. In 2016, Canam-Bridges replaced its 83.8 foot (25.6 meters) long by 26.7 foot (8.2 meters) wide superstructure. Hastings Swing Bridge under construction Challenges The weight of the new bridge superstructure and deck had to be low enough for the existing mechanical and electrical elements in the substructure to support its movement. Demolition…

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