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.
A steel design consisting of a well-balanced four-span continuous bridge was compared to a six-span concrete bridge made continuous for live load.
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.
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.
ABSTRACT: One of the alternate to minimize the expansion joints in prestressed concrete bridges is to use continuous bridges in place of simply supported bridges by connecting the ends of the girders over the supports with a continuity connection.
Engineered abutment backwalls and backfills are essential to prevent span collapse, even for continuous bridges

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