SD4764 : Bridge construction, Lancaster Canal

taken 4 years ago, near to Torrisholme, Lancashire, Great Britain

Bridge construction, Lancaster Canal
Bridge construction, Lancaster Canal
Milestone Bridge will carry the Heysham to M6 link road over the Lancaster Canal.
The mobile cranes are used to unload the pre-cast arch sections from the delivery lorries, and to lift them into position. Note that each span comprises 2 pre-cast sections.
The crane on the left has already lifted its next section into position. The crane on the right is lifting its next section into position to form the arch.
A just-in-time delivery schedule seems to be in use. The section on the right arrived less than 30 mins earlier. The next section on the left has just arrived (extreme left).
Work has continued into the evening (at least) using temporary floodlights.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 22 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 22 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Construction, Development  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Construction 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4704 6402 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:4.1627N 2:48.6457W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 4707 6399
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Bridge Construction  Pre-Cast Concrete  Mobile Cranes  Heysham to M6 Link Road  Lancaster Canal  Floodlights 

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