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Arch bridges (Pdybmdb)

Definition
Bridges having structural arches incorporated into the design to permit the loads on the bridge to be carried entirely by compression against the bridge abutment. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Types of bridges by design (Pdybmd)
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