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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Constructed in 1906 by the Joliet Bridge and Iron Co., the downtown Long Grove bridge is a rare surviving example of a pin-connected pony truss bridge built for an urban setting, according to documents submitted by for the national landmark process.
The 4.5km bikeway offers views of the verdant countryside as well as the unique experience of riding over a truss bridge, the Hualiang Steel Bridge, and through a 1.2 km former railway tunnel, Tunnel No.
Organized by the College of Engineering at ADU, the event took place at its Al Ain campus, and encouraged school students to present their own concepts for innovative truss bridge designs.
Once those were set, concrete was poured for the deck, sidewalks and railings.<br />"We're not aware of anyone who's done a truss bridge in this manner in the country," said Jack Yuzna, bridge engineer with the Minneapolis Department of Public Works.
The new concrete and steel structure has two 12-foot (3.7-meter) lanes and full 10-foot (3-meter) shoulders, and replaces a nearby 1929 truss bridge. U.S.
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.