cantilever bridge


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cantilever bridge

a bridge having spans that are constructed as cantilevers and often a suspended span or spans, each end of which rests on one end of a cantilever span

cantilever bridge

[′kant·əl‚ē·vər ¦brij]
(civil engineering)
A fixed bridge consisting of two spans projecting toward each other and joined at their ends by a suspended simple span.
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You can also have them build their cantilever bridges on the floor rather than on chairs or desks.
By the time construction on the Cut River Bridge began, Walker had been promoted to field engineer and had a significant role in building Michigan's second cantilever bridge.
Howrah Bridge: the iconic cantilever bridge built in 1943, connecting the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah, is still an engineering wonder.
It is a 150m long balanced cantilever bridge built by Birse Construction carrying dual two lane carraigeways.
Unbolt the cantilever bridge of lies, Ritual monotony of the twisted ties, Coincidental sacrifices served with fries, Unfasten the relationship behind your eyes.
Four years later this had changed to a cantilever bridge, supported by a single pier on each side.
If I pretended to be an architect, I could have workmen round all the time and pretend that I was only asking them to plumb in my washing machine because I was too busy designing a cantilever bridge for the harbour in Brasilia.