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Bridge railings (Pdybbsr)

Definition
Longitudinal barriers whose primary function is to prevent an errant vehicle from going over the side of the bridge structure. Also, synonymous with vehicular railing; used as a bridge or structure-mounted railing, rather than a guardrail or median barrier. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Bridge rails
Broader Term
Bridge superstructures (Pdybbs)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Bridge cables (Pdybbsc)
Bridge decks (Pdybbsf)
Bridge towers (Pdybbss)