truss bridge

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a bridge supported by trusses

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Students were required to build a truss bridge made of wooden sticks and glue and the competition drew submissions from 27 schools who showcased their unique design concepts over the course of the event.
TDOT permanently dosed the old 1929 truss bridge to all traffic on January 9, 2012.
That caused a partial collapse of the 58-year-old steel truss bridge and sent three vehicles into the water below.
Both bridges will be galvanized steel truss bridges.
A dial gage (Mitutoyo 3058F) was installed at the midspan under the truss bridge, and the flexural deflection was recorded every day for the first week, every 3 days for the following 3 weeks, and every week for the rest of the time until unloaded at the end of 6 months.
County councillors attending next Wednesday's meeting of the Nuneaton and Bedworth Area Committee will be asked to approve the replacement of the footbridge, linking Hilary Road with Blackatree Road, with a new steel truss bridge.
Recently, the company completed work on a 1,100-foot-long truss bridge located in Owego, NY, spanning the Susquehanna River.
The two bridges are considered remarkably intact examples of metal truss bridge engineering design of the 19th century.
* A truss bridge uses triangle supports that make it very strong, so it needs less piers.
The new 30-million-pound (14-million-kilogram) steel truss bridge is 2,428 feet (740 meters) long and 40 feet (12 meters) wide--twice as wide as the old bridge--with two 12-foot (3.7-meter) lanes and 8-foot (2.4-meter) shoulders.
The truss bridge already is cut in two pieces down the middle length.
Though it was a truss bridge that collapsed in Minnesota last summer, the Springfield bridges are not considered at risk.
The existing truss bridge over the Erie Canal will be removed and replaced by a fourlane truss bridge with sidewalks on the existing location.