Bridge whose long deck is suspended from load-bearing cables, which are supported by the towers and anchored in the ground at both ends of the bridge.
Concrete structure on each side of the abutment; it is buried deep in the ground and the end of the suspension cable is attached to it.
foundation of tower
Solid concrete base that is anchored in the ground.
Set of components making up the structure that carries the bridge’s traffic lanes.
Section of the deck entirely suspended between the towers.
Elevated structure made of metal or reinforced concrete; it supports the cables.
Section of the span between the tower and the abutment.
Solid concrete construction whose mass counterbalances the weight of the suspended roadway.
Very strong, flexible component made of steel wires; it bears the weight of the deck.
Cable or metal rod connecting the suspension cable to the deck, supporting it.
Lane for accessing the bridge.