Thursday, July 28, 2011

New Zealand's Bridges: Avondale Bridge across the Avon River in Christchurch

March 2011 (-43.500 Degrees, 172.688 Degrees) Avondale Bridge
The next road bridge is several miles further downstream. The Avondale Bridge was built in 1962 with a precast voided slab superstructure on three column bents and seat-type abutments. A water main carried by this bridge broke during the earthquake washing out the embankment and so they are beginning to roll out an inflatable cofferdam on the opposite bank to repair the abutment.
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New Zealand's Bridges: Avondale Bridge across the Avon River in Christchurch by Mark Yashinsky is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

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