bridging piece

bridging piece

A wooden member fastened between or across floor joists to stiffen them or to carry a partition.
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A programmatically similar but expressively contemporary structure has been erected behind, parallel to the ersatz manor, and the two wings are connected by a bridging piece for reception, conference rooms and cafe.
Complicating matters, 20 billets, 10 administrative buildings, and several burned-out Iraqi mobile bridging pieces stood where the planned logistical base was to go.