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This is part of the first phase of an overhaul of the 84-year-old drawbridge, a project that will take more than a year and is likely to cause traffic and access problems in the booming Mission Bay and Dogpatch neighborhoods.
Curves would be taken at high speed, the trains would be passing through about 200 railroad crossings and there’s a railroad drawbridge in Fort Lauderdale.
Officials blamed speed and human error in that case, saying the engineer approached a drawbridge going faster than the 40-mph speed limit.
France confronted the drawbridge-raisers head on and beat them.
To be fair, Walnut Grove does feature a drawbridge and an auto-repair shop that often features interesting classic Benzes and Lamborghinis in the window.
Your feudal lord did not have a range of mottes, baileys, bartizans, drawbridges, dungeons, machicolations and turrets to choose from.
For late night commuters, the Broadway Bridge will close to all traffic 11:30 p.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 1-2 for work related to the replacement of century-old parts of the drawbridge.
The load shoes can only be replaced while the drawbridge is in the up position.
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