Monthly Archives: September 2013

Helipads

The traditional helipad is a flat area of concrete where a helicopter can take off or land. It is away from hazards such as trees and cables and marked by a circle and an H, both of which are visible … Continue reading

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What Are Linkspans?

 If you’ve ever taken your car abroad you’ve probably driven over a linkspan. Originally, linkspans were bridges that were hinged at the landward side and free moving at the seaward end, allowing the bridge to rise and fall with the … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Resin Bound and a Resin Bonded Surface?

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More Homeowners Renting out their Driveways

In this time of tight wallets and reduced incomes, many people are on the hunt for inventive new ways to scrape together a few extra pounds. One approach which has become popular recently is by renting driveways. According to recent … Continue reading

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What is Traffic Calming?

Traffic calming measures are typically put in place by local authorities to improve safety. Their goal is to reduce the speed at which vehicles travel and they tend to be placed on roads where there are high numbers of accidents … Continue reading

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What is a Pontoon Bridge

A Pontoon Bridge, also known as a floating bridge, is historically a temporary structure often implemented by the military during wartime, who would often remove the bridge after they had crossed. The main principle is that the bridge floats, creating … Continue reading

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