prestressed concrete

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prestressed concrete

n
(Building) concrete that contains steel wires, cables, etc, that are prestressed within their elastic limit to counteract the stresses that will occur under load
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prestressed concrete

[ˈpriːˌstrɛstˈkɒnkriːt] adjcemento armato precompresso
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Specialists from RTA's rail agency, as well as Route 2020's contractor and consultant outfits, visited an Italian company proposed to manufacture and supply pre-tensioned concrete that will be used to construct Route 2020's viaducts.
It's damaged all the pre-tensioned concrete beams containing thick steel bars.
The signature feature of the project is a 191-foot, single-span, pre-tensioned, prestressed concrete girder bridge--the longest pre-tensioned concrete girder ever designed by Baker, and believed to be the first SPUI bridge in the country to be constructed from a single-span, pre-tensioned concrete girder design.