Bowstring bridge

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Related to Tied arch bridge: Cable stayed bridge, Deck arch bridge
a bridge formed of an arch of timber or iron, often braced, the thrust of which is resisted by a tie forming a chord of the arch.

See also: Bowstring

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New flat based power bridge as tied arch bridge with a subsequent flat founded two-span approach bridge from Spannbetonn;
Overlooking all three is the High Level Bridge, designed and built between 1847 and 1849 as the world's first major example of a wrought iron tied arch bridge.
The new tied arch bridge, whose main span length is 450 feet and total length is 900 feet, crosses the Mississippi River upstream from downtown Minneapolis.