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Jointless bridges (Pdybmdi)

Definition
Bridges designed so that joints and bearings in the bridge superstructure are eliminated. The design reduces maintenance costs, improves riding quality, lowers impact loads, reduces snowplow damage to decks and approaches, and improves seismic resistance. (Source: Team)
Use For
Integral abutment bridges
Broader Term
Types of bridges by design (Pdybmd)
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Arch bridges (Pdybmdb)
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Covered bridges (Pdybmdd)
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Long span bridges (Pdybmdh)
Movable bridges (Pdybmdj)
Narrow bridges (Pdybmdm)
Pontoon bridges (Pdybmdn)
Prefabricated bridges (Pdybmdp)
Skew bridges (Pdybmdr)
Suspension bridges (Pdybmds)
Trestles (Pdybmdt)
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Viaducts (Pdybmdx)
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