center-bearing swing bridge

center-bearing swing bridge

[sen·tər ‚ber·iŋ ′swiŋ ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A type of swing bridge that has a single large bearing on a pier, called the pivot pier, in the waterway.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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