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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2021 Virtual Movable Bridge Symposium



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    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

    2022 HMS Biennial Symposium in Orlando, FL

    Oct 17 – 20, 2022


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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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