skewed bridge

skewed bridge

[′skyüd ′brij]
(civil engineering)
A bridge for which the deck in plan is a parallelogram.
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The fourth example is a 98-m, reinforced concrete box girder, three-span, skewed bridge in the western United States with a design acceleration of 0.
In field measurement of actual performance of highly skewed bridges including the spring/summer 2015 constructions of the B-40-870, EB IH-94 over HAST.
10) Skewed bridges are susceptible to in-plane rotation leading to large displacements at their supports and possible unseating of girders in the acute corners.