composite arch

composite arch

An arch whose curves are struck from four centers, as in the English Perpendicular Gothic style.

composite arch

An arch whose curves are struck from four centers, as in English Perpendicular Gothic; a mixed arch.
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The type of bridge is a twin-rib concrete-steel composite arch, the largest of its kind in the United States.
The funding will be used to accelerate the launch of its advanced composite arch tube technology for bridge construction.
AIT composite arch tubes facilitate a systematic approach to bridge construction that is proven to reduce construction time, minimize the need for heavy equipment, lower transportation and labor costs, and generally eliminate the need for steel rebar inside the structure.