Five Stone Arch Bridges

Some articles on arch bridges, stone, arch, five stone arch bridges, bridges:

Tied-arch Bridge - Issues
... In a 1978 advisory issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the FHWA noted that tied-arch bridges are susceptible to problems caused by poor ... with electroslag welds, while not isolated to tied-arch bridges, resulted in costly, time-consuming and inconveniencing repairs ...
Arch - Gallery
... The dry stone bridge, so called Porta Rosa (4th century BC), in Elea Arch of Constantine, Rome, Italy commemorating a victory by Constantine I in 312 AD The ...
Arch Of Drusus
... The Arch of Drusus is an ancient arch in Rome, Italy, close to the First Mile of the Appian Way and next to the Porta San Sebastiano ... The exact origins of the Arch are unclear ... Some versions have the arch being constructed as part of a spur added to the Aqua Marcia by Caracalla in 211-216 AD to take water from that aqueduct to Caracalla’s new baths ...
Five Stone Arch Bridges, Hillsborough, New Hampshire
... Five granite arch bridges in Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States are designated as National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks ... The bridges were built during the 19th century when there was a need for sturdier construction to replace weaker wooden bridges ... Each stone had to fit just right ...
Samuel R. Buxton
... of a "Central Community Committee," of attracting interest in a memorial arch to recognize American troops returning home from the First World War ... This arch became the Newport News Victory Arch ...

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    to-morrow it seem
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    An arch never sleeps.
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