suspended span

suspended span

[sə′spen·dəd ′span]
(civil engineering)
A simple span supported from the free ends of cantilevers.

suspended span

A span, 3 which is supported between two cantilevers.
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Upon completion, the project will become the longest suspended span bridge in China, and the, second longest in the world.
The Howrah Bridge is a cantilever bridge with a suspended span over the Hooghly River in West Bengal and is considered as a marvel of British engineering.
The contract also includes replacement of bearings, painting of the viaduct structure and the underside of the suspended span, the rehabilitation of the roadway lighting and the construction of a surface road on Wards Island.
Hanger pins are the structural elements connecting the suspended span of the bridge to the fixed cantilever arm of that same bridge.
Tenders are invited for repair of distressed concrete surface of the bottom of suspended span with cement mortar and painting of steel composite girder of bamongola bridge (dhrani sethu) under gazol highway sub division under malda highway division in the district of malda
Steel work includes various steel components of the bridge superstructure and substructure plus the suspended span wind locks and link systems.
In 2005, the grid deck in the suspended spans was found to be in poor condition, with significant corrosion in its grid bars.
He has served as project manager for the replacement of the lower roadway, north upper roadway, and suspenders on the Manhattan Bridge; replacement of the decks and dehumidification of the anchorages in the suspended spans of the Throgs Neck Bridge; and rehabilitation of the lower-level approaches and Lily Pond Avenue Bridge at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
In a major reconstruction of the suspended spans of the bridge, Weidlinger installed 370 lightweight fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) fairings and removed much heavier 24-foot-deep steel trusses to stabilize the bridge in winds up to 120 mph, and restore its original beauty.
Contract Notice: The Forth Estuary Transport Authority is seeking a suitably experienced contractor to undertake a programme of improvement modifications for the two existing mobile access gantries on the suspended spans of the Forth Road Bridge.
Contract Notice: Improvement modifications for the two existing mobile access gantries on the suspended spans of the Forth Road Bridge.