A bridge formed by two projecting beams or trusses that are joined in the center by a connecting member and are supported on piers and anchored by counterbalancing members.
A bridge whose span is formed by two cantilevers projecting toward each other, sometimes with an extra section between them.
Cantilever-bridge Sentence Examples
- Typical Cantilever Bridge.
The length of the cantilever bridge is 5330 ft., made up thus: central tower on Inchgarvie 260 ft.; Fife and Queensferry piers each 145 ft.; two central girders between cantilevers each 350 ft.; and six cantilevers each 680 ft.
(4) The Red Rock cantilever bridge over the Colorado river, with a centre span of 660 ft.
21 shows a typical cantilever bridge of American design.
The combination bridge at Roseburgh, Oregon, is a cantilever bridge.