Girder Transportation on Hydraulic Trailer & Bolster
Girders are the sections that are placed on top of the load bearing pillars of a bridge. These girders carry the load of the roads and vehicles on top and transfer them to the pillars. Girders are usually cast in a yard and then transported to the bridge construction site to be erected on top of the pillars. These are called Precast Girders. The same method is used for construction of Road Bridges as well as Bridges of Metro Rail in cities.
These girders are extremely heavy in weight ranging from 70 Tons to 180 Tons per girder and have a huge span ranging anywhere between 40 to 150 feet. Such long and heavy girders require specialised equipment for transportation called Hydraulic Modular Axle Trailers to ensure its safe delivery. These trailers are modular in nature and enable us to combine rows of axles to increase the payload capacity as per requirement. There are several attachments available to handle special cases like
- Spacer: These are frames that can be attached in between two sets of Hydraulic Modular Trailers, thereby extending the length without changing the payload capacity.
- Bolster: These are turntable type of mechanism that allows the girder to pivot about the Hydraulic Trailer, thereby increasing the maneuverability of the trailer. This comes in handy when the route has some tight turns which would be impossible to execute without pivoting the cargo and thereby reducing the turning radius of the vehicle.
- Telescopic Trailer: These trailers have variable length. Like a telescope the body of the trailer can be extended or contracted with minimal hassle as per requirement. These are ideal for transporting girders of varying sizes using the same equipment. Telescopic option is available in both Hydraulic as well as mechanical trailers.
At Nimbus Logistics we have our own fleet of specialized vehicles designed to suit jobs of all shapes and sizes and also that suits all types of budget. The following equipment can be availed at reasonable rental rates for all types of Girder shifting jobs:
- Multiaxle Hydraulic Trailer with front and back Bolster
- Multiaxle Hydraulic Trailer with front turntable and back bolster
- Multiaxle Hydraulic Trailer with Spacer
- Specialized Telescopic Mechanical High Bed Trailer upto 100ft long
With our experience of over 3 decades in handling challenging transportation projects, we are confident of assuring you safe and hassle free transportation experience..
Below are some photos of our recent Girder and other heavy ODC transportation projects.
For Bridge Girder Transportation using Hydraulic Axle Modular Trailer, we provide service all over India. The major cities where we offer our services are:
|Mumbai||Maharashtra||Gujarat||Rest of India|
|JNPT | Nhavasheva||Khalapur||Ahmedabad||Bangalore|
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