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 a natural drainage or compression is called bridge.



The Bridge having total span up to 6 m 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 elaborate super structure.

It consists of 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.


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