PREFAB BRIDGE BRINGS QUICK RELIEF TO CITY'S FLOOD-STRANDED RESIDENTS

Ease of installation, versatility, and low cost made the erection of a Bailey bridge the clear choice in reaching citizens of San Diego stranded by high flood waters. Bailey bridges, once used in World War II as access links to supplies and troops, are now used for a variety of applications--both temporary and permanent--on the homefront. This article describes the flooding in San Diego, explains the decision to use a Bailey bridge, and outlines the installation process.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Authors:
    • Shoaf, J A
  • Publication Date: 1995-11

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  • English

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  • Accession Number: 00715300
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 5 1996 12:00AM