composite I-beam bridge

composite I-beam bridge

[kəm′päz·ət ′ī ‚bēm ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A beam bridge in which the concrete roadway is mechanically bonded to the I beams by means of shear connectors.
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The innovative thermoplastic composite I-beam bridge at Fort Bragg shows that this design and materials should be considered for replacement of the thousands of wood timber bridges that exist on Army Installations and Federal and State Parks and Forests throughout the U.