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April 28 - May 01, 2019
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Monteral, QC, CA

May 06-09, 2019
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Pittsburgh, PA

May 20-23, 2019
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Pittsburgh, PA

Custom Reducer

07 January 2019

Tamiami canal single-leaf bascule bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Drives for Single-Leaf Bascule Bridge

The historic Tamiami swing bridge that carries NW South River Drive traffic over the Tamiami canal in Miami, Florida needed to be replaced due to its age. Repeated hits from vehicles and boats since its construction in 1930 also contributed to its deteriorating condition.

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13 December 2018

Beverly Drawbridge Rail Swing Bridge

Nuttall and Delroyd Custom Gear Drives for Rail Swing Bridge

The Beverly Drawbridge spans the Danvers River, connecting Beverly and Salem, Massachusetts. The bridge is positioned adjacent to the Route 1A, Veterans Memorial Bridge. Originally built in 1885, the rail bridge currently carries the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) Newport/Rockport commuter line that originates in Boston.

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06 December 2018

Vertical Lift Rail Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Rail Bridge

In July of 2018, the Union Pacific Railroad replaced its aging 614 ft. long swing bridge over the San Bernard River near Angleton, Texas. The new bridge is a vertical lift design with a 114 ft. long center span that raises 56 ft. above the Mean High Water (MHW) level to allow marine river traffic to pass under.

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05 July 2016

Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge Fort St Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Speed Reducers for Single-Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

Originally built in 1922, the Fort Street fixed-trunnion bascule bridge in Detroit, Michigan allows large cargo ships to travel the Rouge River while transporting material to the nearby Ford Motor plant. The double-leaf bascule design utilized below-deck counterweights to raise and lower the two roadway leaf/sections.

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08 January 2015

Single Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge for Two Rivers

Nuttall Gear Custom Reducer for Single Leaf Bascule Lift Bridge

The 17th Street double leaf bascule lift bridge in Two Rivers, Wisconsin has been in operation since 1949, allowing the local commercial fishing fleet access to Lake Michigan via the East Twin River.

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