11 Factors affecting For Selection of Type of Bridge

11 Factors affecting For Selection of Type of Bridge

25th February 2019 0 By Malay Sautya

Factors affecting For Selection of Type of Bridge

The choice of type of a bridge generally depends upon the following factors:

Factors affecting For Selection of Type of Bridge
  1. The nature and bed conditions of river or stream.
  2. The nature and volume of traffic to be carried.
  3. Whether navigation is done in the river or not.
  4. Hydraulic data collected at the site.
  5. The climatic condition of the area.
  6. The length and width of the bridge to be constructed.
  7. The geological conditions of the site.
  8. Physical features of the site.
  9. The live load and other loads, for which the bridge is to be designed.
  10. Availability of labour.
  11. Strategic and economic consideration.

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