Many stone bridges were built with shallow foundations, often with various tricks added past and present to try to improve their stability.
Category Archives: Construction
How Arch Bridges Are Built
There is a basic process involved in building a stone arch bridge based on the fact that the arch cannot stand until all the arch stones are in place.
Stone Arch Bridges: The Concept Explained
The arch is unsurpassed as the most practical method of spanning gaps with stone, and its workings are surprisingly simple and intuitive.