cantilever bridge

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cantilever bridge

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A bridge formed by two projecting beams or trusses that are joined in the center by a connecting member and are supported on piers and anchored by counterbalancing members.

cantilever bridge

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(Civil Engineering) a bridge having spans that are constructed as cantilevers and often a suspended span or spans, each end of which rests on one end of a cantilever span
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Noun1.cantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middlecantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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cantilever bridge

nponte m a mensola
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The results of the numerical example of cantilever truss optimization are valid, when small displacement is assumed.
Crews then could demolish the existing spans west of the cantilever truss and construct the transition structures on Yerba Buena Island concurrent with the construction of the SAS spans.
From the cantilever truss of the McCullough Memorial Bridge in Coos Bay to the steel and concrete arches of the Yaquina Bay Bridge in Newport, from the steel-braced spandrel arch of the Crooked River Bridge in Jefferson County to the utilitarian steel trusses and vertical lift of the Hawthorne Bridge in Portland, Oregon's bridges provide a unique blend of function and aesthetics that's unrivaled in the nation.