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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Howrah Bridge: the iconic cantilever bridge built in 1943, connecting the twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah, is still an engineering wonder.
The company's workload varies from domestic jobs to specialist projects such as providing scaffolding for church towers, lighthouses and cantilever bridges.
Another memorable day on our Alaskan odyssey was a journey from Skagway on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, which climbs through breathtaking country, across precipitous cantilever bridges and through tunnels blasted from the rock.