First publishedin World Highways
The Philippine government's public works department believes its new Italian-sourced under bridge inspection unit will offer "complete safety" during structural investigations
110/L from Barin
, based in Cittadella, north east Italy, has a 2-Axle Volvo
FLL 240 42R Chassis and occupies just one road lane, to enable continued traffic flow.
The machine has a bridge barrier clearance of 2.25m, a path clearance of 2m and a horizontal outreach underbridge of 11m.
With a vertical depth underbridge of 6.60m, the ABC 110/L also has a 600kg platform capacity, a 1.05m platform width, a sixminute erecting cycle and a 180° underbridge platform rotation, 90° on both sides.
The unit has been bought to help deliver the Philippines national roads improvement and management programme.