pile bent

pile bent

[′pīl ‚bent]
(civil engineering)
A row of timber or concrete bearing piles with a pile cap forming that part of a trestle which carries the adjacent ends of timber stringers or concrete slabs.

pile bent

Piles which are driven in a row which is transverse to the long dimensions of a structure and which are fastened together by a pile cap and sometimes bracing.
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Tenders are invited for consist of removing and replacing existing bridge with a new three span structure consisting of precast pre-stressed concrete deck beams on concrete pile bent piers and abutments with improvements to roadway, earthwork, guard rail, aggregate surface course with bituminous surface treatment, seeding and all incidental and collateral work necessary to complete the work according to the plans, specification and special provisions.
Most of the bridges in the Southwest Pacific Area bases have been of pile bent construction and much trouble has been caused by flash floods washing out the abutments of these bridges.
Tenders are invited for the scope of work for bridge inspection includes the routine inspection of the concrete bridge pile bent.
Tenders are invited for Remove existing seven-span timber beam bridge on closed timber abutments & timber pile bent pieces and the construction of a three-span PPC deck beams 21 " deep, 3 ft wide, 132 ft back to back of abutments bridge.
Tenders are invited for Construction of steel pile bent abutments with cast in place reinforced concrete caps, design, fabrication and erection of the truss superstructure, placement of heavy riprap, approach grading, placement of temporary soil erosion and sedimentation control measures and slope restoration.
The superstructure would be supported on pile bent substructure units constructed with concrete-filled steel piles and concrete caps.
While the contractor was waiting for the cedar to arrive, he built the two pile bents and the gabion abutments.
The substructures consist of timber pile bents with reinforced concrete pile caps.
Hurricane Ivan caused over 3300 feet of bridge superstructure to drop into the bay; over 24 pile bents were destroyed, and numerous superstructure spans had to be repositioned.
The seventh example is a 219-m, 10-span, prestressed girder bridge with open pile bents and a design acceleration of 0.
The relieving platform located next to the 14th Street Consolidated Edison facility has pile bents extending back under the FDR Drive for about 150 ft.
main originally installed on wood pile bents at the Marley Creek crossing was discontinued due to numerous leaks from corrosion.