5 Major Difference Between Bridge And Culvert - Civil Engineering

Thursday, 20 September 2018

5 Major Difference Between Bridge And Culvert

Difference Between Bridge And Culvert

                Bridge
                   Culvert

The cross drainage structure which is constructed for carrying road or railway across natural drainage or compression is called bridge.



The Bridge has a total span up to 6m is called culvert.
All bridges are not culverts.

All culverts are bridges.

It is constructed where a drain or depression of any width crosses the roadway or railway.

It is constructed where a small drain or depression crosses the roadway or railway.
It may consist of the elaborate superstructure.

It consists of a minor structure.

Large bridges are generally made of R.C.C steel, pre-stressed concrete.
Culverts are generally made of brick or stone masonry, plain or reinforced concrete, Hume pipe.