drop-in beam

drop-in beam

A simple beam, usually supported by cantilever arms, with joints so placed that it can be installed by lowering it into position.
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Additionally, the beams would be post-tensioned into the caps to form a stable system to support the drop-in beam segments prior to splicing.
Once the drop-in beams were positioned on the hangers, they were bolted and welded.