continuous bridge

continuous bridge

[kən¦tin·yə·wəs ′brij]
(civil engineering)
A fixed bridge supported at three or more points and capable of resisting bending and shearing forces at all sections throughout its length.
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Such streamlining is a critical engineering detail for Illinois Tollway, an agency wise to maintenance costs and traffic disruption attributable to continuous bridge deck openings.
Dynamic tests have been performed on a two span continuous bridge for the verification of the proposed approach.
The Bandra-Worli Sea Link is a pre-cast segmental box girder continuous bridge with twin carriage-ways of four lanes each.
1 presents the structural scheme and cracking behaviour of a typical continuous bridge.
Analysis has shown that two main factors, which should be taken into consideration in designing of continuous bridges, are the influence of cracking on serviceability of the structures and inelastic behaviour of structural elements.
Present paper investigates cracking behaviour of RC decks of continuous bridges over intermediate supports.
The purchase agreement is effective as of January 1, 2006 and provides a continuous bridge from the previous multi-year agreement between the companies, which concluded on December 31, 2005.
This three-span continuous bridge carries 1-81 traffic over a series of railroad tracks in Montgomery County, Va.
The integration between Software AG's crossvision and AmberPoint provides a continuous bridge between human-to-human business processes, the design and construction of service-based applications and the enforcement of governance policies at service run-time.
They are reconstructing the Kobe Line's Ben Ten segment, a 19-span continuous bridge with a seismic isolation bearing at the base of each column.
Either by utilising the existing infrastructure or by introducing a super structure - like continuous bridges - within the existing right of way.
Engineered abutment backwalls and backfills are essential to prevent span collapse, even for continuous bridges

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