cantilever bridge


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cantilever bridge

n.
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

n
(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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To tell you the truth," he admitted, "I had an idea while I was reading an article on cantilever bridges this morning.
It was then the longest cantilever bridge in the world and one of the engineering wonders of the world.
Later in the day, the minister then inaugurated the Deopani/ Eze Bridge, which is 300-meter long pre-stressed concrete balanced cantilever bridge over the Eze river at Roing in Arunachal Pradesh.
The 3Km Maputo-Catembe Bridge will consist in a 1230m precast concrete element on the south approach, a 1100m cantilever bridge on the north approach and a 680m suspension bridge, to be built 60m above the Maputo Bay to ensure that ships can pass underneath it on their way in and out of the International Port of Maputo.
Ten years in the making, it now stands as the tallest bridge in the United Kingdom and the longest free-standing cantilever bridge in the world.
Ignace on US Route 2, a majestic steel-deck cantilever bridge is a Michigan marvel to see up close.
Figure-3 shows the construction sequence adopted for the analysis of balanced cantilever bridge.