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

This type of bridge rail consists of a steel frame and rails with spacing in between, sitting on a concrete curb, allowing more visibility of the landscape.

Steel on curb bridge rail illustration

Illustration: Bridge Rail - Steel on Curb

Steel on curb bridge rail photo

Photograph: Bridge Rail - Steel on Curb

A. Steel bridge rail

B. Concrete curb

C. Bridge slab