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Tag: Length of Span Selection of Arch Type and Form

Some of the most important elements influencing selection of type and form of arch follow. Foundation Conditions. If a bridge is required to carry a roadway or railroad across a deep valley with steep walls, an arch is probably a feasible and economical solution. (This assumes that the required span is within reasonable limits for arch construction.) The condition of steep walls indicates

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