viaduct


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bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

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The new viaduct is one of several improvements to the areas around the I-5 bridge that the State Department of Transportation agreed to complete to help offset the prolonged incon veniences caused by the multiyear, $200 million project.
The viaduct, which carried M6 southbound traffic over the M1 at the Catthorpe Junction Interchange, on the border of Warwickshire and Leicestershire, has been replaced by a new bridge.
The improvements to the viaduct - which is part of the main route into the Kingsway (Wallasey) tunnel - will lift the current weight restrictions, help to reduce congestion and improve lighting and drainage.
The viaduct consists of a 15-span rolled steel stringer superstructure with an eight-inch reinforced monolithic concrete deck.
I remember very clearly the first time I saw a model of the Millau Viaduct. It was at the MIPIM property fair in Cannes four or five years ago, where there was a competition to guess the total length of the cables which, surprisingly.
France's Millau Viaduct is the world's tallest bridge.
By chance, Monica learns from a television news story that Mary has been picked up by the police for trying to cross the Bloor Viaduct, the largest and busiest of the bridges, and was taken to a psychiatric hospital.
The 19-year-old died after falling from Ribblehead Viaduct in Horton, Yorkshire, early in the morning.
Lambley Railway Viaduct, which spans the South Tyne river in a scenic valley a few miles south of Hadrian's Wall, is being restored and handed over to the North Pennines Heritage Trust following a vociferous campaign, backed by Tynedale Council, to save the Victorian masterpiece.
Shelley said: "Our first thoughts when we saw the viaduct was wow, OMG, how amazing, and what a brilliant garden ornament!
Stockport Viaduct, which carries trains into the town's main station, is covered in limestone stains and graffiti.
The 50-year-old woman died after falling from Hownsgill Viaduct, County Durham, on Thursday, August 10.
This is the traffic situation at Alabang viaduct now: pic.twitter.com/lwGYuFrZen