Sgt. Nathan Lehman, from Sault Ste Marie, Mich., with the 250th engineers, multi-role bridge company, Connecticut Army National Guard, works on constructing a Mabey Johnson panel bridge across the Tigris River near Salman Pak, Iraq on June 2. The bridge will provide a vital link to the town for area farmers. A bead of sweat […]
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“It rains almost every single day here, which we know is a blessing to the Ugandans, but it makes for a challenging project, especially working on a drainage feature crossing,” said Daly. “This is exactly the kind of work we joined the Navy to do, so the chance to do it, regardless of the environment, is exciting.”
On the banks of the mighty Tigris River, a track excavator slowly inched forward, pushing a land-based on ramp towards a pontoon suspension bridge.
Simple pins, connecting the two, marked the Aug. 31 completion of a spectacular engineering effort from three separate engineer entities that took a month to complete.
A view of the new Rustimiyah land bridge from the old bridge, Feb. 28 DVIDS By Staff Sgt. Sean Riley, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division Public Affairs Office The rusty remains of a temporary steel bridge were removed from over the Diyala River, Feb. 28, after the opening of the new Rustimiyah […]