Ever wonder how they do bridge repairs over water? A hanging scaffold system!
October 11, 2011
This is very unique way to get beneath bridges to make repairs. Instead of anchoring a barge in the water beneath the bridge, or parking a giant truck with a bridge inspection bucket (like a cherry picker with a platform) above it they can suspend a platform from the steel beams and girders beneath the bridge itself. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="604"] Superior Scaffold hanging scaffold system[/caption] [caption id="attachment_180" align="alignnone" width="604"] Beam Clamp[/caption] I was on it yesterday and it's as stable as traditional ground based scaffolding. I was shocked. Those brackets essentially hold the weight of the scaffold platform beneath it and all...Read More