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Longitudinal joints (Pbpbhs)

Definition
Joints normally placed between traffic lanes to control longitudinal cracking. Also, joints parallel to the span direction of a structure resulting from separate deck or superstructure elements. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Joints (Engineering) (Pbpbh)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Backing strips (Pbpbhb)
Ball and socket joints (Pbpbhc)
Butt joints (Pbpbhd)
Construction joints (Pbpbhe)
Bolted joints (Pbpbhf)
Contraction joints (Pbpbhh)
Expansion joints (Pbpbhk)
Lap joints (Pbpbhp)
Sawed joints (Pbpbht)
Seams (Pbpbhu)
Transverse joints (Pbpbhv)