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Offline Nick

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Sideways Rolling Bridge
« on: January 21, 2021, 08:12:59 am »
In an old and long forgotten dock in East London there is now a community centre. They want to build a moving bridge across the entrance for boats to get by at any tide level. A sideways rolling square bridge!
I'm intrigued by the design which will fit into a cramped space. They could use a standard drawbridge or swing bridge but obviously they want to be different.

https://codydock.org.uk/cody-dock-rolling-bridge/

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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #1 on: January 21, 2021, 08:24:23 am »
That's certainly different!  :o

I'm not sure I've EVER seen a bridge like that anywhere, a very clever design.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2021, 10:36:41 am »
It's a clever design but I think I'd rather it stayed in the same place. It could have circular ends and rotate on a set of gears like a bicycle. That could use the same handle as for canal lock gates.

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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #3 on: January 21, 2021, 10:40:18 am »
There's a couple of bridges like that, rotating circular ones I mean, in Holland.
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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2021, 03:55:58 am »
I bet that was designed by an architect rather than an engineer.

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Another ill conceived, lazily thought out, crudely executed and badly painted piece of half arsed what-if modelling muppetry from zenrat industries.

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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2021, 06:15:55 am »
That's certainly different!  :o

I'm not sure I've EVER seen a bridge like that anywhere, a very clever design.  :thumbsup:

It's certainly clever, but practical ?
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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2021, 07:10:05 pm »
Definitely neat !
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Re: Sideways Rolling Bridge
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2021, 11:34:37 pm »
Call me cynical but I can envisage some bored youths cutting the cables.