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  Reply # 738096 28-Dec-2012 17:27 Send private message

Hiamie: I jumped into my time machine, and went into the future a few years and took this photo. This is how the bridge will look in a few years time from now.

http://images.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/c077e780da893410fd6260e54512ed83.jpg


So when the cycle lane is added, will the cyclists need JATO's ?

Light fuse,.. hop on bike .. ... sssssssss  - sputter sputter ....  fwoommmmm  !!!!!!!!

Ye-haaaaa :-)





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  Reply # 738194 29-Dec-2012 03:29 Send private message

nzkc: My understanding is that the northbound lanes require more maintenance because trucks are heavier travelling north. No really they are. They pick up from the ports, head north to deliver their load then come back empty.


That makes sense. Thanks.

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  Reply # 738196 29-Dec-2012 07:16 Send private message

Shindig: Is it safe to cross?


Looking out my bedroom window this morning bridge is still standing but just looks a bit wonky




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  Reply # 738215 29-Dec-2012 09:31 Send private message

nzkc: My understanding is that the northbound lanes require more maintenance because trucks are heavier travelling north. No really they are. They pick up from the ports, head north to deliver their load then come back empty.


When the old Harbor Bridge Authority owned the bridge trunks were not allowed on the clipons due to wear a.  When it became a part of SH1 it was then free for all.  I sill don't see why trucks are allowed on the clipons  because of the stress on these  lanes..




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  Reply # 738228 29-Dec-2012 10:19 Send private message

Did the movable barrier change that?

Heavy vehicles changing lanes, maybe there is safety to gain avoiding that.

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  Reply # 738230 29-Dec-2012 10:27 Send private message

Hiamie: I jumped into my time machine, and went into the future a few years and took this photo. This is how the bridge will look in a few years time from now.


Terrific.

That should filter out the slow drivers!


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  Reply # 738252 29-Dec-2012 11:01 Send private message

old3eyes: When the old Harbor Bridge Authority owned the bridge trunks were not allowed on the clipons due to wear a.  When it became a part of SH1 it was then free for all.  I sill don't see why trucks are allowed on the clipons  because of the stress on these  lanes..

Actually according to the NZTA web site, that was only while the clipons were being strengthened. Once the work was complete, they (trucks that is, not trunks - haha) were allowed back on - Strengthening Project

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  Reply # 738262 29-Dec-2012 11:26 Send private message

allan:
old3eyes: When the old Harbor Bridge Authority owned the bridge trunks were not allowed on the clipons due to wear a.  When it became a part of SH1 it was then free for all.  I sill don't see why trucks are allowed on the clipons  because of the stress on these  lanes..

Actually according to the NZTA web site, that was only while the clipons were being strengthened. Once the work was complete, they (trucks that is, not trunks - haha) were allowed back on - Strengthening Project


And how long before they realize that it's still weak compared to the main span.  When they do it will be headless chickens all over again with lots of finger pointing....




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  Reply # 738263 29-Dec-2012 11:26 Send private message

Hiamie: I jumped into my time machine, and went into the future a few years and took this photo. This is how the bridge will look in a few years time from now.

http://images.geekzone.co.nz/imagessubs/c077e780da893410fd6260e54512ed83.jpg


"Harbour Bridge to get makeover to compete with new Inner City Rail Loop".

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