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Offline Alfetta

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Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« on: May 12, 2021, 05:08:17 PM »
somebody missed....

the desoto bridge over the mississippi river has a "crack"
no traffic over or under the bridge is being permitted.
just can't get passed the previous inspection didn't see any issue ???

no gas out east, no crossing the big divide. what's next ??
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2021, 05:09:42 PM »
really sucks, I'll bet the 55 bridge is packed.

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« Last Edit: May 12, 2021, 05:11:05 PM by LowRyter »
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2021, 10:52:38 AM »



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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2021, 11:09:32 AM »

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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2021, 11:13:24 AM »



A good welder would have that fixed right up. Maybe even fishplate it.   :evil:
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2021, 06:40:45 PM »
Brings back memories of the I-35 bridge failure in 2007, except that it actually fell into the Mississippi River.
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2021, 09:29:35 PM »
Just extend that doubler-plate up another foot and put another 100 or so rivets in it...done.

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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2021, 06:42:27 AM »
They're calling that a "crack"?

That is broke in twain!
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #8 on: May 15, 2021, 09:16:42 AM »
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #9 on: May 15, 2021, 10:35:16 AM »
Just crossed that bridge last week.
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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2021, 11:12:47 AM »
Just crossed that bridge last week.
According to news reports, it may be awhile before you cross it again.  Which sucks for me, since I was planning on riding across it on my way to Little Rock.  So now I've got to decide, do I chance it sucking on diesel fumes stuck waiting to cross on the I-55 bridge, or add two hours riding down to Helena, Arkansas and cross there?

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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2021, 01:36:20 PM »
Just crossed that bridge last week.

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Re: Memphis (if you haven't heard)
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2021, 01:45:08 PM »
How heavily loaded where you?

 Kind of a personal question isn't it ?  :grin:

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