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Bridge 5 - Girders

Updated May 09, 2016

This article applies to:
  • RoadEng Civil
  • RoadEng Forestry

Bridge deck with girders and optional sidewalk.

Typical Cross Section


DeckWidthTotal deck width including curb and sidewalk
DeckEdgeDepthEdge of deck depth.
DeckOverhangWidthWidth of overhang.
DeckOverhangSlopeSlope of the overhang
GirderSideSlopeSlope from bottom of overhang to base.
StructDepthTotal depth to bottom of bridge structure.
StructBottomSlopeSlope of the bottom of the structure (super is added to this value).
bIncludeSidewalkSet to 1 to include a sidewalk.
SidewalkWidthSidewalk width (must be less than SidewalkTotalWidth)
SidewalkHeightHeight of inside of sidewalk
SidewalkSlopeSidewalk slope (super elevation or crown is added to this value)
SidewalkTotalWidthSidewalk width including curb.
CurbInsideHeightHeight of curb above the sidewalk.