prexy-01  View of the bridge site, looking north to the road bridge approach, and the steel box girder for the rail bridge behind. Monday 26 March 2007. hitachi  Loader at the end of Dock 1, near Ocean Steamers Road. Monday 26 March 2007. colac  Colac Hotel, with Ocean Steamers Road closed for reconstruction near the expressway approach road. Monday 26 March 2007. santo  Former wool stores on Santo Parade, with Ocean Steamers Road closed for reconstruction near the expressway approach road. Monday 26 March 2007.
prexy-02  View of the bridge site, looking north to the grain silos. The road bridge approach is at the right, with the steel box girder for the rail bridge behind. Monday 26 March 2007. sema4  Road work in Semaphore Road, for the connection to the new Port River bridge. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-03  View of the bridge site, from Birkenhead. The road bridge approach is at the right, with the steel box girder for the rail bridge to the north. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-04  View of the bridge site, from Birkenhead. The road bridge approach is at the right, with the steel box girder for the rail bridge to the north. Monday 26 March 2007.
prexy-05  View of the bridge site to the eastern shore, from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-06  View of the bridge site, from Birkenhead. The road bridge approach is at the right, with the steel box girder for the rail bridge at the left. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-07  View of the bridge site, from Birkenhead. A length of steel box girder for the rail bridge is on the wharf at left, ready for installation. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-01  View of the steel box girder for the rail bridge, from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007.
rail-02  Form work for the rail bridge bascule mechanism, seen from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-03  A length of steel box girder for the rail bridge on the wharf at left, ready for installation. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-04  A pier for the rail bridge under construction in mid-river. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-04b  A pier for the rail bridge under construction in mid-river, behind a barge working by a road bridge pier. Monday 26 March 2007.
rail-05  Steel box girder for the rail bridge, extending towards the river from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-06  Steel box girder for the rail bridge, extending towards the river from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-06b  Steel box girder for the rail bridge, extending towards the river from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-08  Steel box girder for the rail bridge at left, with a pier for the Port River Expressway road bridge at right. Monday 26 March 2007.
road-01  Piers for the road bridge on the Birkenhead side, with a rail bridge pier and the grain silos behind. Monday 26 March 2007. road-02  Piers for the road bridge on the Birkenhead side, with a rail bridge pier and the grain silos behind. Monday 26 March 2007. road-04  Formwork for road bridge columns on the pier near the abutment on the Birkenhead side, with a rail bridge pier behind. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-07  Rail bridge pier near the Birkenhead shore. Monday 26 March 2007.
rail-08  Form work for the rail bridge bascule mechanism, seen from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-09  Form work for the rail bridge bascule mechanism, seen from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. road-03  View to the road bridge from Birkenhead, as a work vessel pushes a barge across the river. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-09  View of the bridge site, from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007.
prexy-10  View of the bridge site from Birkenhead, with the rail viaduct at left, and the road bridge approach at right. Monday 26 March 2007. skip1  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007. skip2  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007. skip3  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007.
skip4  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007. skip5  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007. skip6  Crane lowering a skip to a barge near the road bridge approach. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-11  View of the bridge site from Birkenhead, with the rail viaduct at left, and the road bridge approach at right. Monday 26 March 2007.
prexy-12  View of the bridge site from Birkenhead, with the rail viaduct at centre. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-13  View of the bridge site from Birkenhead, with the rail viaduct at left, and the road bridge approach at right. Monday 26 March 2007. prexy-14  View of the Port River Expressway bridge site from Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. rail-10  Form work for the rail bridge bascule mechanism, rising behind a road bridge pier. Monday 26 March 2007.
rail-11  Form work for the rail bridge bascule mechanism, rising behind a road bridge pier. Monday 26 March 2007. beams  Beams for the road bridge, on the wharf opposite Birkenhead. Monday 26 March 2007. beam-01  Crane preparing to lift a beam onto the deck barge "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-02  Crane preparing to lift a beam onto the deck barge "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007.
beam-03  Crane lifting a beam onto the deck barge "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-04  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-05  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-06  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007.
beam-07  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-08  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-09  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-10  Crane lifting a beam onto the "Winbuild 2701" for later positioning on the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007.
tydeman1  Tug boat "Tydeman" near the bridge site. Tuesday 24 April 2007. tydeman2  Tug boat "Tydeman" moves from the wharf to push the  "Winbuild 2701" to a new position for lifting beams onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. tydeman3  Tug boat "Tydeman" moves from the wharf to push the  "Winbuild 2701" to a new position for lifting beams onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. tydeman4  Tug boat "Tydeman" moves from the wharf to push the  "Winbuild 2701" to a new position for lifting beams onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007.
tydeman5  Tug boat "Tydeman" moves from the wharf to push the  "Winbuild 2701" to a new position for lifting beams onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. winbld01  "Winbuild 2701" moving into position against the wharf to lift beams from the deck onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. winbld02  "Winbuild 2701" moving into position against the wharf to lift beams from the deck onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. winbld03  "Winbuild 2701" moving into position against the wharf to lift beams from the deck onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007.
winbld04  "Winbuild 2701" moving into position against the wharf to lift beams from the deck onto the road bridge. Tuesday 24 April 2007. pile-a  Cranes lifting a pile for transport and installation. Tuesday 24 April 2007. pile-b  Cranes lifting a pile for transport and installation. Tuesday 24 April 2007. beam-11  Crane on the deck barge "Winbuild 2701", about to lift a beam into position on the road bridge. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007.
road-05  Beams for the western approach to the road bridge, on a temporary frame. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. road-06  Mid-river pier for the road bridge, seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. pump-01  Pumping concrete into the steel piles of a pier for the road bridge, seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. prexy-15  Mid-river piers for the rail and road bridges, seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007.
prexy-16  Port River Expressway rail and road bridges under construction on the eastern shore, seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. rail-12  Rail bridge pier and column in mid-river, surrounded by protective piles. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. rail-13  Rail bridge beams extending into the river from the Birkenhead shore. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. rail-14  Pier and housing for the rail bridge bascule section, with a protective steel pile being driven in alongside. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007.
rail-15  Main shipping channel between the piers for the rail bridge bascule section, with a protective steel pile being driven in. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. rail-16  Rail bridge beams extending into the river from the Birkenhead shore. Seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007. road-07  Support columns under construction on a pier for the road bridge near the western abutment, seen from the "Port Princess". Tuesday 24 April 2007.