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cantilever railway bridge [1 record]

Record 1 1999-10-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Tunnels, Overpasses and Bridges
CONT

The most notable and impressive steel truss bridge is the mammoth cantilever railway bridge across the Firth or Forth in Scotland.

OBS

Cantilever bridge: A three-span bridge consisting of two outer spans which are anchored to the shore and a middle span made up of two cantilever arms extending from the outer spans to a juncture at the center; sometimes a suspended span is interposed between the ends of the cantilever arms.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tunnels, viaducs et ponts

Spanish

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