Where Are Arch Bridges Used?

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Arch bridges are usually used on long open spans. This type of bridge was built with stone before iron and steel bridges were introduced. They are difficult to build because they are unstable until the two sides of the arch are joined.
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I agree with Mr Tell - they were used extensively in the Middle Ages and later, and also by the Romans, who made aqueducts using arches. They were also very popular in Victorian times
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