Patent Number: 6,249,925

Title: Bridge of shock-absorbing construction

Abstract: A bridge of shock-absorbing construction is disclosed, which includes horizontal members arranged in series, vertical members supporting the horizontal members, and connectors for connecting the adjacent horizontal members or for connecting the horizontal member and the vertical member, wherein shock absorbers formed from a material with an elastic modulus in flexure over 200 kgf/cm.sup.2 and each having a wall structure in a shock-loading direction are disposed on the connectors or at the points of contact between the horizontal members or between the horizontal member and the vertical member.

Inventors: Ishida; Hiromu (Machida, JP), Kamihigashi; Yasushi (Machida, JP), Kubota; Kenji (Machida, JP), Kanno; Tadashi (Machida, JP), Kamata; Sakashi (Ohtsu, JP), Matsuyama; Yujiro (Ohtsu, JP), Araki; Yoshio (Ohtsu, JP), Negishi; Kiyoshi (Ohtsu, JP), Nonomura; Chisato (Ohtsu, JP)

Assignee: Japan Highway Public Corporation

International Classification: E01D 19/04 (20060101); E04H 9/02 (20060101); E01D 019/04 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018