cofferdam cofferdam

Definition(s):

  • (n) large watertight chamber used for construction under water

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  1. Work stopped near where man fell from I-90 bridge

    The state's project manager, Mark Anderson, says the site is the cofferdam at "pier two," but work on the rest of the project is continuing.
    on November 7, 2013     Source: The Trucker

  2. Work temporarily halted near where 19-year-old worker fell from I-90 bridge

    LA CROSSE, Wis. — Work has been temporarily halted near where a 19-year-old worker fell about 40 feet from the I-90 bridge. The state's project manager, Mark Anderson, says the site is the cofferdam at "pier two," but work on the rest of the project is continuing.
    on November 7, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Man rescued after falling off I-90 bridge

    A 19-year-old man who was working on the Dresbach Bridge fell about 45 feet into the Pier 2 cofferdam, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Campbell Assistant Fire Chief Gary Brauer says the man, who works for Ames Construction, was lifted out of the cofferdam with a basket and crane. A cofferdam is a large metal structure that had been built in support of the bridge ...
    on November 6, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

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  • "The water level of Hongze Lake is higher than the ground of the tomb. If the cofferdam was damaged, the tomb would be flooded," said Wang Dong, an official in charge of the tomb protection.
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Wang Dong Source: Xinhua

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