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William G. Godden Collection: GoddenD6

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  • Title: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, approach span
  • Creator(s): Godden, William G.
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  • Location: United States/California/NORTH AMERICA/San Francisco Bay Area
  • Structure: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Calif.)

Description: Detail of pin-jointed truss connection, approach span to San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. Pin joints are used in older bridges or situations where rotation has to be allowed for due to settlement, or for construction purposes. (San Francisco Bay Area)

See also:
Bridge trusses: Pin-jointed

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