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truss bridge

n.
A bridge supported by trusses.

truss bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge that is constructed of trusses

truss′ bridge`


n.
a bridge in which the loads are supported by trusses.
[1830–40, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.truss bridge - a bridge supported by trussestruss bridge - a bridge supported by trusses  
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
truss - a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
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4-billion Bridge Construction and Acceleration Project for Socioeconomic Development, under which five 'iconic' bridges and 25 truss bridges would be built by the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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It is the only one of the commission s six Warren truss bridges that has never undergone rehabilitation.
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The contract to build the bridge was awarded to Albert Stuart Miller, also of Ohio, who had purchased the rights to construct Smith truss bridges in both Oregon and the Washington Territory.
Use the chart to help you color in the different triangle shapes found in these truss bridges.