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  • Behind the gateway is another vestibule leading to another portal which gives entra ice to the building, the lateral walls and abutments of the portal being also decorated with reliefs much worn.
  • For foundations and abutments where settlements may occur.
  • The bridge when closed is supported on abutments at each end.
  • The substructure of a bridge comprises the piers, abutments and foundations.
  • When girders form the superstructure, the resultant pressure on the piers or abutments is vertical, and the dimensions of these are simply regulated by the sufficiency to bear this vertical load.
 

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