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A bridge spanning an opening under a railway or road.
- ‘In general, the existing roads will remain open with the provision of underbridges or over bridges maintaining access to local towns and villages.’
- ‘The BCC has entered into several agreements with the railways on taking up a number of railway underbridges and underpass works.’
- ‘Local roads are serviced either by underbridges / overbridges or at grade staggered junctions.’
- ‘The new road has 29 structures, including 17 overbridges, five underbridges and an underpass.’
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