camelback truss

camelback truss

A truss having a broken outline for the upper chord, composed of a series of straight segments, taking the humped shape of a camel’s back.
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11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Working closely with the City of Westfield and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Division, STV, a leading engineering firm, has developed a brand-new gateway with its design for the Great River Bridge, a camelback truss bridge that first opened in 1939.