The Main Mission of HMS

…to provide forums for information interchange among bridge owners, Government agencies, designers, contractors, suppliers, and other groups involved in movable bridges and heavy movable structures. This includes both privately owned and publicly owned bridges.

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2020 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium

October 12 - 15, 2020


2018 HMS Was  Great Success.  Thank you

to all who participated! 


    HMS Technical Paper Presentations cover six disciplines of our industry:

    1. Electrical/Electronic Systems
    2. Ownership/Public Use/Management
    3. Performance/Construction/Maintenance
    4. Fluid Power Systems
    5. Machinery/Mechanisms
    6. Structural Elements

    2020 HMS Biennial Symposium in New Orleans

    Oct 12 – 15, 2020


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      Heavy Movable Structures, Inc.

      HMS is a not-for-profit technical organization of volunteers focusing on the heavy civil facilities utilized by or for the public benefit, with emphasis on, but not limited to, movable bridges.

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