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Arch bridge

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  1. a bridge with abutments at each end shaped as a curved arch

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 14, 2009
  2. work by transferring the weight of the bridge and its loads partially into a horizontal thrust restrained by the abutments at either side

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  3. Most modern compression arch bridges are made from reinforced concrete

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  4. A viaduct (a long bridge) may be made from a series of arches, although other more economical structures are typically used today

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  5. Possibly the oldest existing arch bridge is the Mycenaean Arkadiko bridge in Greece from about 1300 BC

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