Term of the Road Dictionary

rigid frame bridge

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Structures Bridges
  • Definition : Bridge in which the deck, walls and slab under the bridge are rigidly connected to form a single structure [LCPC-IFSTTAR]. Note: in the absence of a a slab under the bridge, the structure is referred to as a gantry bridge [OQLF/PIARC].
  • Synonyms : portal frame bridge

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