December 12, 2018 Kym Graves

Blog – What is a Straddle Carrier?

The benefit of the straddle carrier on the Selmon Extension project is its ability to load and unload the bridge segments without the assistance of cranes or forklifts. The lifting apparatus under the carrier is operated by the driver without any outside assistance and without leaving the driver’s seat. These segments weigh up to 100 tons.

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