viaduct : Definition, Usages, News and More

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vahy uh duhkt

  • n  bridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley

  • Instead they killed him under the viaduct.
  • When he was found dead in a bloody mud puddle under a railway viaduct three days later, an entire city shuddered and clutched its children and looked for lessons.
  • French lovers of such five-day "viaduct" weekends had better savor this one, however: in 2009 all May holidays fall on either a Friday or Monday making even "pont" construction .
News & Articles


  • Mary Margaret Haugen in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Perhaps the mayor is trying to deflect public attention from his outrageous failures as a leader, from losing a professional basketball franchise to being unable to replace the aging Viaduct, and finally being forced to flip-flop on such a simple... Alan Gottlieb Earthtimes (press release),667272.shtml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGXsTiviisMkSIeJbURWnO1h6BdcA Jan 2, 2009 107770 141352 viaduct Given what we know today, the state cannot support the city's proposal to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a hybrid tunnel project," said Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, D-Camano Island, chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. "It makes...
  • Jacques Chirac in Times Online
    M Chirac said: "The Millau viaduct takes its place among our most shining works of civil engineering. It brilliantly embodies the verve of our research and technology. It is a magnificent example, in the long and great French tradition, of audacious...

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