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The Boston Globe
Cable-stay cradle system: By eliminating the need for anchorages in a bridge's pylon, this system increases a bridge's longevity by allowing a continuous stay from the bridge deck through the pylon and back to the deck.
Cable-stay cradle system: By eliminating the need for anchorages in a bridge's pylon, this system increases a bridge's longevity by allowing a continuous stay from the bridge deck through the pylon and back to the deck. Inventor: W. Denney Pate, 47, engineer, Tallahassee, Fla.