Bailey bridgeBailey bridge
in military engineering, a portable bridge consisting of a series of prefabricated steel sections in the form of lattices
Origin of Bailey bridgeafter Sir D. C. Bailey (1901-85), Eng inventor
A steel bridge designed to be shipped in parts and assembled rapidly.
Origin of Bailey bridgeAfter Sir Donald Bailey, (1901–1985), British engineer.
(plural Bailey bridges)
- a portable pre-fabricated truss bridge, designed for use by military engineering units.