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Heavy Duty Gear Drives

05 November 2018

Swing Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Gearboxes for Swing Bridges

The Lindsey Warren bridge that spans 3 miles across the Alligator River in North Carolina recently underwent a major renovation. Originally built in 1962, the two-lane bridge carries U.S. 64 vehicular traffic between Tyrrell and Dare counties.

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02 June 2016

Transit Rail Cars

Nuttall Custom Heavy-Duty Gearing for Transit Rail Cars

The New York City Subway is one of the most extensive public transportation systems in the world with 842 miles of track, 468 stations and over 6,200 rapid transit cars. Keeping the vast fleet of rolling stock in-service is a never-ending task.

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28 August 2014

Hines Memorial Swing Bridge Open and Closing

Nuttall Gear Custom-Designed Gear Drives for Swing Bridge

Originally built in 1882, the Hines Memorial bridge crosses over the Merrimack River between Amesbury and Salisbury, MA. The bridge features a swing span section which pivots to allow passage of barge and boat river traffic. The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation commissioned a comprehensive redesign and rebuild of the bridge which was completed in 2012.

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18 July 2014

Vertical Lift Bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Gear Drives for Vertical Lift Bridge

The World War Memorial bridge, built in 1922, spans the Piscataqua River between Portsmouth, NH and Badger’s Island in Kittery, ME. The through-truss lift bridge features a center vertical lift span that can be fully opened (providing a clearance of 130 ft.) to allow large commercial vessels to pass or partially raised for smaller recreational boat traffic.

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14 April 2014

bascule bridge

Nuttall Gear Custom Heavy-Duty Gear Drives for Bascule Lift Bridge

The Blynman Bridge in Gloucester, Massachusetts recently underwent a major rehabilitation including new gear drives. The bascule lift bridge crosses a small canal that connects the Annisquam River to Gloucester Bay. With over 8,000 openings per year and over 14,000 vehicle crossings per day, this 107-year-old bridge is one of the most active in the East Coast of the USA.

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