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  • In many cases the span is fixed by local conditions, such as the convenient sites for piers, or the requirements of waterway or navigation.
  • Between the customs house and the railway terminus is the mouth of a small river, the Chiveve, crossed by a steel bridge, the centre span revolving and giving two passages each of 40 ft.
  • The bridges over the Sumida, and those which span the canals, have always been distinctive features of Tokyo.
  • The airship factory is situated on Walney which is connected with the mainland by a bridge with an opening span of 120 ft.
  • In all countries there are legal regulations fixing the minimum span and height of such bridges and the width of roadway to be provided.
 

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