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Old Oct 8th 2012, 12:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
that and the fact that canals tend to have to be level and not say go up hill or down hill through tunnels etc Unless they have invented water with gravity defying properties.

The road will have to be raised, not the canal.
well they did invent lock gates back a few centuries ago to get around this issue
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Old Oct 8th 2012, 12:43 pm
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well they did invent lock gates back a few centuries ago to get around this issue
and you as someone that has a knowledge of buildings and engineering are you proposing a series of locks or a Falkirk Wheel type structure would be the best way to deal with various road issues and this rather massive canal (it's not small!)...

Well, it is Dubai "The biggest lock wheel in the world"
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Originally Posted by Autonomy View Post
and you as someone that has a knowledge of buildings and engineering are you proposing a series of locks or a Falkirk Wheel type structure would be the best way to deal with various road issues and this rather massive canal (it's not small!)...

Well, it is Dubai "The biggest lock wheel in the world"
as a building contractor I would certainly propose this solution
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Originally Posted by weasel decentral View Post
well they did invent lock gates back a few centuries ago to get around this issue
The big issue is that you need patience to go through locks, something the locals are lacking in.
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as a building contractor I would certainly propose this solution
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how long after opening these bridges before a landcruiser/patrol goes for a swim
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how long after opening these bridges before a landcruiser/patrol goes for a swim
Minutes.
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how long after opening these bridges before a landcruiser/patrol goes for a swim
5 seconds? Or is that being generous?
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how long after opening these bridges before a landcruiser/patrol goes for a swim
Only measurable in plancks.....
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Only measurable in plancks.....
as in thick as....
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