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Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Movable Bridges

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Movable bridges are used to provide both waterway for vessels and ships to pass though the bridge and provide traffic way for cars, trains, and other forms of transportation. There are different types of movable bridges which can be constructed based on conditions of the project site and bridge related factors. Certainly, each type of movable bridge has various advantages and disadvantages. Benefits and drawbacks of three distinct type of movable bridges including bascule, vertical lifting bridge and swing bridges are discussed.

Advantages and Disadvantages of Bascule Bridge

Advantages of Bascule Bridge

Disadvantages of Bascule Bridge

Vertical Lifting Bridge Advantages and Disadvantages

Advantages of Vertical Lifting Bridge

Disadvantages of Vertical Lifting Bridge

Advantages and Disadvantages of Swing Bridges

Advantage of Swing Bridges

Disadvantages of Swing Bridge

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