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Closed-section members, such as box girders, often are used in highway bridges because of their rigidity, economy, appearance, and resistance to corrosion. Box girders have high torsional rigidity. With their wide bottom flanges (Fig. 11.11), relatively shallow depths can be used economically. And for continuous box girders, intermediate supports often can be individual, slender columns simply connected to concealed cross frames. While box girders

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