Roman Bridges

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Via Cassia - Bridges
... For an overview of the location of Roman bridges, see List of Roman bridges ... There are the remains of several Roman bridges along the road, including the Ponte San Lorenzo and Ponte San Nicolao ...
Appian Way - Main Sights - Monuments Along The Via Appia - Roman Bridges Along The Road
... For an overview of the location of Roman bridges, see List of Roman bridges ... There are the remains of several Roman bridges along the road, including the Ponte di Tre Ponti, Ponte di Vigna Capoccio, Viadotta di Valle Ariccia ...
List Of Roman Bridges
... The Romans were the world's first major bridge builders ... The following list constitutes an attempt to list all known Roman bridges, many of which still survive to this day ... A Roman bridge in the sense of this article includes any of these features Roman arches Roman pillars Roman foundations Roman abutments Roman roadway Roman cutwaters Also listed are bridges which ...
Alconétar Bridge - Construction
... Main feature of the Alconétar Bridge was the segmental shape of its arches, which were rather uncommon in ancient bridge building in a survey of Roman bridges in Hispania, only one in ten ... According to Prieto, the bridge had sixteen arches, not including the flood openings on the right approach, with the following spans (estimates are in square brackets) Meters 7.30 – 8.20 – 9 ... of 4.4 m (14 ft), then the distance between both bridge ramps was 244 m (801 ft) (= 178 + 15 x 4.4), which corresponded to a river cross section of 73% ...

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