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Combined open-grid
shoulder and sidewalk

Why is this feature Important?  This unique design feature called for the combined open-grid steel shoulder with a raised curb and an open-grid steel sidewalk assembly. Although common to mid-20th century steel deck bridge design, this open-grid system was in limited use in NH.

Combined simple and
continuous I-beam system

Why is this feature Important?  This unique design feature allowed for the steel beams to function as both simple beams and as continuous beams under different weight scenarios.

Double batter pile design

Why is this feature important?  This unique design feature called for the steel piles to be placed at an angle to provide additional stability. Combined with the concrete pile cap, this is known as "double batter pile design" which forms the "bent" of the bridge. 

Click Circles A, B & C

Bearcamp River Bridge

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Combined open-grid
shoulder and sidewalk

Why is this feature important?  This unique design feature called for the combined open-grid steel shoulder with a raised curb and an open-grid steel sidewalk assembly. Although common to mid-20th century steel deck bridge design, this open-grid system was in limited use in NH.

Double batter pile design

Why is this feature important?  This unique design feature called for the steel piles to be placed at an angle to provide additional stability. Combined with the concrete pile cap, this is known as "double batter pile design" which forms the "bent" of the bridge. 

Combined simple and
continuous I-beam system

Why is this feature Important?  This unique design feature allowed for the steel beams to function as both simple beams and as continuous beams under different weight scenarios.

Click Circles A, B & C

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Bearcamp River Relief Bridge

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