How a master bridge slider gets it all to work

04/8/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

What could be the longest bridge slide is scheduled for this summer over the Ohio River. Murray Johnson, a civil engineer from Canada, will orchestrate the slide of the new 2,427-foot-long, 15,260-ton Milton-Madison Bridge into place over the river. This article explains how Johnson developed the technique with the Capilano River Bridge in 2009. Next in Johnson's sights is to work on the elevation of New Jersey's Bayonne Bridge.

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