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Bridge abutments (Pdybbfb)

Definition
Earth-retaining structures that support the superstructure at either end of a bridge. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
Broader Term
Bridge substructures (Pdybbf)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bridge anchorages (Pdybbfc)
Bridge bearings (Pdybbfe)
Bridge foundations (Pdybbff)
Bridge piers (Pdybbfp)
Bridge waterways (Pdybbfw)