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31.01.2018

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3D representation of a new sliding finger joint for movements of 2,700 mm

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Inspection of one of the largest sliding finger joints (movement capacity 2,700 mm) prior to renovation

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Trial assembly of a sliding finger joint (movement capacity 2,700 mm) in a mageba factory prior to delivery to site

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Trial assembly of one of the sliding finger joints (movement capacity 2,000 mm) in a mageba factory prior to delivery to site

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Step 1 on site: Removal of old sliding finger joint (movement capacity 2,000 mm)

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Step 2 on site: Installation of new substructure of expansion joint (movement capacity 2,000 mm)

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Step 3 on site: Installation of sliding finger plates on the new substructure (movement capacity 2,000 mm)

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Fully installed sliding finger joint (movement capacity 2,000 mm)

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Fully installed sliding finger joint (movement capacity 2,700 mm)

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Locations of the bridge’s upper deck expansion joints and their movement capacities.

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The double-decked bridge was built with enormous sliding finger expansion joints in both its upper and lower decks, which need to be replaced or substantially renewed

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3D representation of a new sliding finger joint for movements of 2,000 mm