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Author Topic: Can a bridge be built at a slanted angle?  (Read 1808 times)

Herman Melville

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Can a bridge be built at a slanted angle?
« on: 03/08/2009 10:58:41 »
Does a bridge need to be either flat or evenly arched, or can it be built on a slope?


 

lyner

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Can a bridge be built at a slanted angle?
« Reply #1 on: 03/08/2009 12:28:16 »
There are plenty of bridges built which aren't horizontal. As long as the lower end foundations are sufficient to keep the bridge from shifting downhill, it will work fine.
 

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Can a bridge be built at a slanted angle?
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