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6 Types of bridges

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Adrian Cornejo

on 24 April 2015

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6 Types of bridges
arch bridge
Arch bridges are one of the oldest types of bridges. The way these bridges are designed with abduments at the end shaped as a curved arch. Most likely the oldest arch bridge in history is the Arkadiko bridge built in greece in about 1300 A.D..
beam bridge
A beam bridge is the simplest and inexpensive bridge there is. A beam bridge consists of a horizontal beam that is supported at the each end by piers.
Suspension Bridge
a suspension suspends a road or body of water as the name implies. the bridge is designed to go over large distances. some of the earliest suspension bridges were made from twisted grass
Cable stayed bridge
A cable stayed bridge has one or more pillars from which cables support the brick deck. There are 2 kinds of these bridges in the Harp design the cables are parallel so that the height of there attachment to the tower is balanced from the distance from the tower to there mounting on the deck.
Cantilever
A cantilever bridge is one a bridge that is made up of cantilevers... shocking i know. this building is structured horizontally upwards.
Truss bridge
How a truss bridge works
Sources
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howstuffworks.org
Truss bridge
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