Examples of substructure in a Sentence
The bridge's substructure was damaged.
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The New York City Department of Transportation is planning more significant work to the bridge's towers, substructure, foot walks, main and suspender cables, and bridge steel structure beginning in 2019 and likely continuing through 2033.
Corrosion on the metal walkway grating and substructures is beginning to accelerate.
The piece, in front of First Christian Church, has a wood substructure, held together by steel rebar.
West 11th Avenue Bridge at Mile Branch repair project The bridge was closed to vehicular traffic on March 17 after an inspection by the state Department of Transportation and Development found deficiencies in the timber piling substructure.
During an inspection in late March, the engineers detected significant decay in several areas of the timber substructure and recommended that the bridge be limited to automobile and pickup truck traffic only.
With our recent heavy rains, however, all that water is finding its way into the pavement substructure, weakening it, and compromising the surface above, resulting in a pothole or other failures.
No glue, no mortar, no hidden substructure to ensure the 24-ton edifice doesn’t collapse—just really smart architecture.
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