Process for demolishing a bridge structure

  • US 6,155,649 A
  • Filed: 06/07/1999
  • Issued: 12/05/2000
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/07/1999
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A process for demolishing a bridge deck by means of a truck assembly equipped with a receptacle comprised of a right side and a left side, a first wing rotatably connected to said right side of said receptacle, comprising the steps of:

  • (a) disposing said truck assembly beneath said bridge deck,(b) rotating said first wing upwardly and outwardly from said right side of said receptacle to a first position,(c) supporting said first wing in said first position by means of a support contiguous with said first wing,(d) demolishing said bridge deck and causing debris to fall therefrom,(d) receiving said debris from said bridge deck within said receptacle,(e) ceasing supporting said first wing in said first position and moving said first wing downwardly and inwardly towards said right side of said receptacle,(f) moving said truck assembly, and(g) removing said debris from said receptacle.

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