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Tag: Floorbeam Through Plate-Girder Bridges with Floorbeams

For long or heavily loaded bridge spans, restrictions on depth of structural system imposed by vertical clearances under a bridge generally favor use of through construction. Through girders support the deck near their bottom flange. Such spans preferably should contain only two main girders, with the railway or roadway between them (Fig. 12.46). In contrast, deck girders support the deck on the top flange

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