Temporary Lift Bridge

location: st. augustine, florida, united states

year: 2006

Product: longitudinal guide rollers (lgr)

 

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Featured above is the Longitudinal Guide Rollers used in the bridge lift.

 

A system of Hilman Rollers were used as a guidance mechanism on the temporary lift bridge while the main span was being rehabilitated.

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The Bridge of Lions is a Mediterranean style bascule bridge located in St. Augustine, Florida.

Built in the 1920's, the bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  In 1976 it was recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the most significant bridges in Florida, and in 1997 it was placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Structures.