New River Wear Crossing Pylon Arrives - Video Footage

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New River Wear Crossing Pylon Arrives - Video Footage

Post: # 13197Post thingamajig
20 Jan 2017, 18:07

New River Wear Crossing Pylon Arrives - Video Footage.

Here are some videos that show the new Sunderland bridge main pylon or A-frame being shipped carefully up the River Wear.
Anyone who remembers those big ships being escorted to the sea from Austin and Pickersgill will know how tight things were.
These images show something similar - a very careful operation indeed!
If you have any others please show them here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjB3apgsv9s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFdCe2-5a9U
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Re: New River Wear Crossing Pylon Arrives - Video Footage

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20 Jan 2017, 18:17

Very good!
I was going to post something about the pylon coming but was waiting for a precise time of arrival.
Here's a link to why the A-frame was delayed.
I am sure this new Sunderland bridge will be good for the area once it is up and running.

http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/afte ... -1-8317245
I might have the day off today!

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Post: # 13208Post Jenky
20 Jan 2017, 21:52

Good videos - cheers!

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Post: # 13214Post Gambling Man
21 Jan 2017, 02:01

Good videos :cheers:

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Post: # 13217Post monty
21 Jan 2017, 07:09

Looks a tight squeeze under the Wearmouth Bridge :shock:

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Post: # 13234Post Jools
21 Jan 2017, 17:27

I missed all this. I would to have loved to see it going up the river.
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Post: # 13237Post blockheed
21 Jan 2017, 17:57

Talk about a tight fit :o

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22 Jan 2017, 14:29

blockheed wrote:Talk about a tight fit :o
Yeah, but they know what they are doing :satisfied:
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Post: # 13245Post Mighty Quinn
22 Jan 2017, 14:58

Thanks for those videos.
Nice to see the operation taking place.
I haven't been too annoyed at the roadworks apart from the bit at Pallion.
I am sure this new Sunderland bridge together with the new dual carriageway will go down well with everyone in the area.

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Post: # 13251Post Nockya
22 Jan 2017, 18:32

Excellent videos.
I can't wait to see a time lapse video of the actual bridge going up.
Now that video will be a sight to see.
The new River Wear bridge crossing is going to be brilliant for Sunderland.

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