tied arch

tied arch

[′tīd ′ärch]
(civil engineering)
An arch having the horizontal reaction component provided by a tie between the skewbacks of the arch ends.

tied arch

An arch having a tie between the skewbacks of the arch ends in order to provide a horizontal reaction component.
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New flat based power bridge as tied arch bridge with a subsequent flat founded two-span approach bridge from Spannbetonn;
In an advertisement placed in this week's print edition of Construction Week , the organisation said it is seeking design-build contractors "with a proven track record in engineering, procurement and construction of iconic suspension and tied arch bridges in a marine environment".
It is a tied arch cable suspension bridge with a roadway and pedestrian walkway.
the HCB is a tied arch in a fiberglass box, where 90 percent of the strength is provided by steel and concrete.
and the network tied arch Blennerhassett Island Bridge in West Virginia.
They take on bridge deck pavement first, discussing an innovative rehabilitation approach, the mechanics of an overlay of the tied arch deck, a new composite pavement system for orthotropic steel bridge decks, and other topics.
They will also be removing the temporary platform from the south tied arch and moving it to the north tied arch.
So we said: "Built by Robert Stephenson in 1849, the High Level bridge, which spans 512 feet of water, is the first major example of a wrought iron tied arch bridge" (whatever that is
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 main spans over the channel consist of two tied arch truss spans and five steel box girder spans.
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 DB tied arch bridge in Nuremberg and the Spartenfreimachung for the conversion of the Franks Quick pathway comprises the construction project in the immediate enforcement of the grave loosely cross railway systems with a reinforced concrete-media tunnel DN 3000 with an outside diameter DA 3600 in the area between the site the ASN (Abfallwirtschaftsbetrieb city of Nuremberg, Am Horses 27, 90439 Nuremberg, Germany) and the premises of the N-ERGY (Sandreuth StraE-e 21, 90441 Nuremberg, Germany) at a length of about 100 m.