1950 tonne truss bridge span moved into place

Walsh Construction used four self-propelled mobile transporters to move the fully-assembled 1 950 tonne span into place at the intersection of 130th Street and Torrence Avenue (Photo: Chicago Department of Transportation).

USA: A 120 m long bridge installed on August 25 is claimed by the Chicago Department of Transportation to be the largest truss bridge span ever to be moved into place following off-site assembly.

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