basic components of a bridge

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In this presentation, the most common parts of a bridge are defined. Simple figures, and a definition

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Bridge:

Bridge Structure having a span of more than 20 feet (6.096 m) from face to face of abutments or end bents, measured along the center line of the roadway . Structure having a span of more than 20 feet (6.096 m) from face to face of abutments or end bents, measured along the center line of the roadway.

Bridge sections:

Bridge sections Substructure Pilings Shafts Spread footings Columns Superstructure Girders Bridge deck Bridge railing

Pier:

Pier A vertical support or substructure unit that supports the spans of a multi-span superstructure at an intermediate location between its abutments. A vertical support or substructure unit that supports the spans of a multi-span superstructure at an intermediate location between its abutments.

A pier:

A pier

Abutments:

Abutments A retaining wall supporting the ends of a bridge or viaduct. A retaining wall supporting the ends of a bridge or viaduct.

Deck:

Deck The roadway portion of a bridge, including shoulders. The roadway portion of a bridge, including shoulders .

Diversion channel:

Diversion channel A bypass created to divert water around a structure so that construction can take place . A bypass created to divert water around a structure so that construction can take place .

Diversion channel:

Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Select location for structure Create diversion channel Construct structure Done. Diversion channel

Embankment:

Embankment Angled grading of the ground. Angled grading of the ground .

The bridge is now at your fingertips.:

The bridge is now at your fingertips.