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The state of being stretched.
The act of being squeezed together.
Cable Stay Bridge
The weight of the bridge that must be supported by the structure of the bridge.
The moving or temporary force placed on a bridge that it must support (ex: cars, buses, pedestrians)
Loads that are not constant, but changing. Wind creates a dynamic load on a bridge.
The stress of heating and cooling (expansion and contraction) on a bridge over time.