United by a spiritual bond, undiscovered and unsuspected by us in the flesh, did we two, who had met as strangers on the fatal bridge
, know each other again in the trance?
He flushed, hesitated a moment, and then, saluting, turned upon his heel and left the bridge. Shortly after, Alvarez appeared.
All this time it had been impossible to work upon the damaged engines or the gravity-screen generators; but we had a full set of instruments upon the bridge, for Alvarez, after discovering my intentions, had fetched the reserve instruments from his own cabin, where he had hidden them.
The crew, with the exception of those whose duties kept them below, were ranged on deck below the bridge. When our position was definitely fixed I personally announced it to the eager, waiting men.
I was not long in ascertaining a possible explanation of my depression, for, though we were plainly visible from the bridge of the aero-submarine and to the hundreds of men who swarmed her deck, the ship passed directly above us, not five hundred feet from the water, and sped directly westward.
They were all on the bridge when the real force of the hurricane struck the ship.
What from the magnitude of the shock might have been a column of water running upright in the dark, butted against the ship, broke short, and fell on her bridge, crushingly, from on high, with a dead burying weight.
The boatswain had arrived on the bridge, crawling on all fours against the wind, and had found the chief mate's legs with the top of his head.
What could that fraud of a boss'n want on the bridge? The typhoon had got on Jukes' nerves.
Massachusetts had roughly the same percentage of structurally deficient bridges
in 2008, when the state began an eight-year, $3 billion Accelerated Bridge
Program to cut into its backlog of bridges
in need of repair and replacement.
After developing the award-winning reference document, FHWA Design Guidelines for Arch and Cable-Stayed Signature Bridges
(FHWA-NHI-11-023), instructors at NHI recognized the need for training courses on this bridge
They emplaced two rapidly emplaced bridges
and a 6-bay Mabey bridge