A bridge rail is a safety structure that runs along the edge of a bridge to enhance safety and prevent vehicles and pedestrians from falling off.

The lower portion of a concrete and steel bridge rail is made of solid concrete with a steel, tubular railing secured on top.

Concrete and steel bridge rail illustration

Illustration: Bridge Rail - Concrete and Steel

Concrete and steel bridge rail photo

Photograph: Bridge Rail - Concrete and Steel

A: Steel elements

B: Concrete parapet

C: Bridge slab