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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Expression of interests are invited from suitably qualified and experienced fibre reinforced polymer (frp) fabricators wishing to be considered for possible future involvement and / or inclusion on a select list of tenderers for fabrication works associated with the construction of a 52m single span, Bowstring tied arch bridge over the a4174 avon ring road, South gloucestershire.
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.
New pedestrian and cycle bridge than 1-span tied arch bridge of steel with an internal diameter of 60 m and a working width of 2.
Construction of a flat based power bridge as tied arch bridge (span 109 m) followed by a flat based, two-span approach bridge of prestressed concrete (span 39 m + 39 m).