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Technicians inspect the self-propelled modular trailers used to move a 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain.

Technicians inspect the self-propelled modular trailers used to move a 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

Technicians inspect the self-propelled modular trailers used to move a 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain.

Technicians inspect the self-propelled modular trailers used to move a 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

A worker uses a yellow control box with joysticks to maneuver an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain.

A worker uses a yellow control box with joysticks to maneuver an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 30, 2014, at the U.S. Navy port facility in Bahrain. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

Technicians discuss the move of a tied arch bridge across a highway to connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility. The bridge was moved into position Jan. 31, 2014.

Technicians discuss the move of a tied arch bridge across a highway to connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility. The bridge was moved into position Jan. 31, 2014. (Steve Smith/Courtesy U.S. Navy)

Road workers shutdown the Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway that connects Juffair to Hidd for the night Jan. 30, 2014,  so that an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge could be moved and installed across the roadway to connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility.

Road workers shutdown the Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway that connects Juffair to Hidd for the night Jan. 30, 2014, so that an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge could be moved and installed across the roadway to connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

The Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway that connects Juffair to Hidd was shut down during the night of Jan. 30-31, 2014, so that workers could move and install an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across the roadway.

The Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway that connects Juffair to Hidd was shut down during the night of Jan. 30-31, 2014, so that workers could move and install an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across the roadway. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

A group of local residents had a barbecue in the early morning hours of Jan. 31, 2014, alongside the shutdown Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway to watch workers move an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across the roadway.

A group of local residents had a barbecue in the early morning hours of Jan. 31, 2014, alongside the shutdown Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway to watch workers move an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across the roadway. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

Workers moved an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway, which connects Juffair to Hidd, on Jan. 31, 2014. The bridge will connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility.

Workers moved an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge across Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway, which connects Juffair to Hidd, on Jan. 31, 2014. The bridge will connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

As dawn broke on Jan. 31, 2014, workers were close to finishing the move of an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge. Overnight, the bridge was moved roughly 260 yards from the site where it was built to its permanent location where it will connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility.

As dawn broke on Jan. 31, 2014, workers were close to finishing the move of an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge. Overnight, the bridge was moved roughly 260 yards from the site where it was built to its permanent location where it will connect Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

Workers finished moving an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 31, 2014, connecting Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility that comprises of 77 acres of land the Navy leases along the waterfront.

Workers finished moving an approximately 400-foot long tied-arch suspension flyover bridge Jan. 31, 2014, connecting Naval Support Activity Bahrain to the U.S. Navy port facility that comprises of 77 acres of land the Navy leases along the waterfront. (Hendrick Simoes/Stars and Stripes)

A 2,860-ton tied-arch suspension bridge to provide easy access between Naval Support Activity Bahrain, and the U.S. Navy port facility known as NSA-2 was installed Friday, Jan 31, 2014.

Engineers used self-propelled modular trailers to move the approximately 400-foot-long bridge roughly 260 yards from the site where it was built. The move took about 24-hours.


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