arch girder

arch girder

[′ärch ‚gər·dər]
(civil engineering)
A normal H-section steel girder bent to a circular shape.
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1 miles of new two-lane and three-lane highway along the east side of Sand Creek, including a full interchange, a 3/4 interchange, three steel girder bridges, a steel arch girder bridge, 17 mechanically stabilized earth walls, and a pedestrian walkway and bike path.
Contract Awarded for repair main shutter arch girders
Proposal: Strengthening works to include east and west girder trusses - addition of steel plates to the webs to the arch girders adjacent to the supports, deck - the addition of 45 intermediate steel cross girders between the wrought iron cross girders that comprise the existing deck at Monkwearmouth Railway Bridge, Sunderland.