[ExI] Moving big things in Utah tonight

Kelly Anderson kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Sun Mar 27 00:48:14 UTC 2011

Tonight, the Utah Transportation Authority will break the western
hemisphere record for moving a bridge constructed at the side of the
road. It is 80' x 354', roughly the size of a football field.


Is that cool or what? If it weren't going to be snowing at the time,
I'd go watch, even though it is in the middle of the night.

Apparently 60% of ALL bridges built in this way have been built in
Utah. Why wouldn't they do this in California and other places? It
takes the disruption of traffic down from several months to one night
and makes things safer for workers too.


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