The shore piers carry cantilevers projecting one way over the river openings and the other way over a shore span where it is secured to an anchorage.
In long-wall and in the work of mining pillars the roof will be supported on one side only, the overhanging beds acting as cantilevers.
Lastly, some bridges are composed of cantilevers and suspended girders.
The cantilevers are fixed to the shore side of the towers.
in length and attached to the cantilevers by links.