truss bridge


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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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7-meter) lanes and full 10-foot (3-meter) shoulders, and replaces a nearby 1929 truss bridge.
The steel truss bridge "lacks a redundancy among its components, which makes the bridge susceptible to partial or total collapse should any one of those components fail," the magazine said.
Northumberland County Council plans to replace the bridge with a steel truss bridge, similar to the one over the A189 Spine Road at High Pit, at an estimated cost of PS650,000 to PS700,000.
Pakistan Army Engineers have launched Steel Truss Bridge at Lalpir and opened road Sanwan for traffic.
Under the project, which begins this month, the present two-lane swing span steel truss bridge will be demolished and replaced with a four lane, pedestrian paths steel girder bridge for boats to travel underneath without disrupting traffic.
After over 90 years of service, the existing historic steel truss bridge that carries Old Town Road over the Ammonoosuc River in the North Country town of Carroll will be replaced with a new truss.
A dial gage (Mitutoyo 3058F) was installed at the midspan under the truss bridge, and the flexural deflection was recorded every day for the first week, every 3 days for the following 3 weeks, and every week for the rest of the time until unloaded at the end of 6 months.
County councillors attending next Wednesday's meeting of the Nuneaton and Bedworth Area Committee will be asked to approve the replacement of the footbridge, linking Hilary Road with Blackatree Road, with a new steel truss bridge.
Recently, the company completed work on a 1,100-foot-long truss bridge located in Owego, NY, spanning the Susquehanna River.
The two bridges are considered remarkably intact examples of metal truss bridge engineering design of the 19th century.