Bridge whose deck is supported by suspenders attached to an arch, which exerts diagonal thrust against the lateral supports.
Arched girder consisting of two chords joined by a triangulated network of struts.
Point at which the arch is supported by the abutment.
Lower lengthwise steel girder forming the metal arch.
Set of components making up the structure that carries the bridge’s traffic lanes.
Base of the pier; it supports the arch’s weight and thrust.
Solid concrete construction acting as counterweight to the thrust of the arch against the abutment.
Sturdy component forming a vertical support.
Part of the deck’s frame over firm ground, lying on columns.
Upper lengthwise steel girder forming the metal arch.
Metal bow-shaped structure supporting the deck, whose load it transfers to the abutments.