Template:Infobox bridge type

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This template is specifically designed for articles about the types of bridges. For general bridge articles, please use {{Infobox bridge}}.

Usage[edit]

Copy a blank version to use. All fields must be lower case, and all are optional except for type_name.

Vertical list Requirements
{{Infobox bridge type
 | type_name        = 
 | image            = 
 | image_title      = 
 | ancestor_names   = 
 | sibling_names    = 
 | descendant_names = 
 | carries          = 
 | span_range       = 
 | material         = 
 | movable          = 
 | design           = 
 | falsework        = 
}}
 
REQUIRED
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Verbiage and example[edit]

Bridge type
Example image
Example image
Ancestor Old type, Older type
Related Modern type
Descendant Newer type, Newest type
Carries Wikipedians, hover cars
Span range Short
Material Wood, straw
Movable No
Design effort Extremely high
Falsework required No
{{Infobox bridge type
 | type_name        = Bridge type
 | image            = Example.png
 | image_title      = Example image
 | ancestor_names   = Old type, Older type
 | sibling_names    = Modern type
 | descendant_names = Newer type, Newest type
 | carries          = Wikipedians, hover cars
 | span_range       = Short
 | material         = Wood, straw
 | movable          = No
 | design           = Extremely high
 | falsework        = No
}}


Description of fields[edit]

Field names with asterisks (*) are required fields.

type_name * 
Name of the bridge type.
image 
Example image of the type. Use the name of the image by itself without any formatting, such as "Image_name.jpg".
image_title 
Caption text for the image being used.
ancestor_names 
Older bridge types on which this type is based.
sibling_names 
Bridge types which are similar in form and function.
descendant_names 
Newer bridge types which evolved from this type.
carries 
The thing(s) which this bridge type is designed to carry.
e.g. Pedestrian, Equestrian, Livestock, Automobile, Truck, Light Rail, Heavy Rail, Other
span_range 
Typical length of the bridge type
e.g. Short, Medium, Long, Short to Medium, etc (Short <50 m, Medium 50-150 m, Long >150 m)
material 
Typical material used in construction of the bridge type
e.g. Wood, Stone, Concrete, Post-Stressed Concrete, Iron, Steel, etc
movable 
Ability of the bridge type, or sections of the bridge type, to move.
Either Yes, Sometimes, or No.
design 
Typical height of the bridge type.
Either Low (beam, truss), Medium (suspension, cantilever), High (cantilever, spar, cable-stayed).
falsework 
Describes whether temporary structures (Falseworks) are needed to support sections of the bridge type while under construction.
Either Yes, No, or Site dependent.