Girder bridge


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Related to Girder bridge: Plate girder bridge, Steel girder
a bridge formed by girders, or by trusses resting upon abutments or piers.
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See also: Bridge, Girder

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BATANGAS CITY--The 3rd Calumpang Bridge, the first and only segmental box girder bridge in the Philippines, is expected to open by January.
There were delays, but the safety record was great and quality was never an issue."<br />The bridge is an extradosed (combining elements of both a prestressed box girder bridge and a cable-stayed bridge) stay cable segmental concrete box girder bridge whose main spans measure 600 feet.
For an example, the number of elements is found to be 25220, 98188 and 1474170 for the box girder bridge model when the element sizes are taken as 400, 200 and 50 mm, respectively.
The new bridges opened to traffic in October 2016, replacing a previous plate girder bridge built in 1967 that was deemed not as safe for traffic, with more narrow shoulders that lead to lane closures when disabled cars needed to get over to the side or during routine maintenance.
The uniform corrosion effect is the most important type of corrosion to affect steel box girder bridges. In this study, a credible model for a corroded cross section of a steel box girder bridge is developed.
Designs for the bridge mean that a segmental construction technique will be necessary, with a 1,400m segmental twin box girder bridge on the Deira side of the project.
The bridge on River Jhajjar is the longest steel girder bridge in India with a height of 85 meters.
Under the project, which begins this month, the present two-lane swing span steel truss bridge will be demolished and replaced with a four lane, pedestrian paths steel girder bridge for boats to travel underneath without disrupting traffic.
The suspension bridge may well be one of the oldest forms of bridges in the world, but the railway bridge shown in the photo isn't a suspension bridge, but a trussed girder bridge. The three spans of the bridge shown are steel pratt trusses, with the outside spans being simple trusses, with the top and bottom chords horizontal.
It is a 730-metre long box girder bridge which carries the M53 over the A554 roundabout and the Birkenhead to New Brighton railway.
The existing bridge, built in 1955 is a nine-span reinforced concrete girder bridge. Similar bridges have proven susceptible to cracking as they age, forcing the Oregon Department of Transportation to impose load limits.