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    News letter of BRUCE SGH-4719 edited by Providence Journal



    One of the world's biggest hammers called in to work on Sakonnet River Bridge

    January 19th, 2010

    The new Sakonnet River Bridge project has hired a heavy hitter, a hydraulic pile hammer known as "BRUCE SGH-4719". Made in South Korea and weighing 86.6 tons, the remote controlled hammer will be pile driving 200-foot-long steel casing pipes, 72 inches in diameter, for the foundation of the new bridge. Providence Journal video by Frieda Squires