arch ring

arch ring

[′ärch ‚riŋ]
(civil engineering)
A curved member that provides the main support of an arched structure.

arch ring

In an arched structure, the curved member that sustains the principal load.
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RIDOT plans to demolish the northernmost arch ring for the full length of the bridge first," says Pavia, whose job is to keep the project moving between engineering and construction.
Each of the bridge's arch rings will be removed individually.
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The arch rings are hoisted into position and lock together with their neighbouring segment.
The bridge is part of a larger brick arch viaduct with brownstone ashlar spandrel walls and granite arch rings.
When the arch rings up and tells Rob to do something, he says, 'I'll ask Jane and Mary,' "explains one-third of the trio.