Structural Bridges

Zero Maintenance Standard Single Panel FRP Trail Bridges Ease Budget Burdens
Structural Bridges

Zero Maintenance Standard Single Panel FRP Trail Bridges Ease Budget Burdens

DAYTON, Ohio (March 28, 2017) Short-lived bridge products that require constant care and regular replacement have prompted agencies like parks and recreation agencies to look for long-lasting alternatives. Composite Advantage’s new line of standard size Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) trail bridges offer a zero maintenance option that lasts up to 100 years. Based on the supplier’s FiberSPAN-T...

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State of New York Chooses FiberSPAN-C Cantilever Sidewalk System to Replace Aging Walkway without Exceeding Load Capacity
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State of New York Chooses FiberSPAN-C Cantilever Sidewalk System to Replace Aging Walkway without Exceeding Load Capacity

DAYTON, Ohio (March 5, 2017) When deterioration forced the State of New York Office of General Services (OGS) to close a downtown Albany pedestrian bridge walkway, the crew chose to replace bridge components and enlarge the sidewalk. The pedway supports daily foot traffic of nearly 700 state employees and links agency offices with parking. The OGS crew considered traditional concrete and...

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Wilson-Burt Bridge Gets New FiberSPAN Cantilever Sidewalk
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Wilson-Burt Bridge Gets New FiberSPAN Cantilever Sidewalk

DAYTON, Ohio – A “Sidewalk Closed” sign used to hang on the Niagara County, New York Wilson-Burt Bridge. The girder structure carries motor traffic and pedestrians across Eighteen Mile Creek. At the end of November, the county unveiled the bridge’s new 5 1/2 ft. wide, 442 ft. long FiberSPAN cantilever sidewalk as part of a full bridge rehabilitation project valued at $4.2 million. With...

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Cantilever Sidewalk lets pedestrians safely share bridge roads.
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Cantilever Sidewalk lets pedestrians safely share bridge roads.

Offering facilitated installation onto existing structures, FRP corrosion-resistant and zero-maintenance cantilever sidewalk system consists of stringers, deck, and railing and weighs as little as 13 psf. FiberSPAN deck panels weigh 4–9 psf, and connection options include supports at piers for minimized superstructure or gussets that act as floor beams at diaphragms or trusses. Railing attaches...

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Bridge Deck/Rail Platform offers high-traffic area wear surface.
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Bridge Deck/Rail Platform offers high-traffic area wear surface.

FiberSPAN pedestrian bridge deck and rail platform products are available with Matacryl system, which combines quartz aggregate in- methyl methacrylate polymer for increased durability and reduced roughness. Suitable for areas experiencing heavy use, Matacryl has ¼ in. wear surface that is UL tested for fire resistance. Product weighs 2 lb/ft² and exhibits elongation >100%...

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Spider Provides Float Platform for California Bridge Maintenance
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Spider Provides Float Platform for California Bridge Maintenance

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, recently provided the suspended scaffolding solution for maintenance on a wooden suspension bridge that spans the south fork of the American River in Placerville, California. The seventy-five year old Mosquito Bridge is just 9 feet wide and 140 feet long, but it is crossed by about 1,300 vehicles daily. The El Dorado County Transportation Bridge...

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Structural Bridges

Pennsylvana Companies Design, Pultrude and Fabricate a Fiberglass Bridge for the Mid State Trail Association

Loysburg, PA — A triad of veteran companies skilled in the design, manufacturing and fabrication of fiberglass bridge structures recently supplied an 85' long, 4' wide pedestrian bridge to the Mid State Trail Association. The bridge replaced a wooden swinging bridge that had been removed from service due to severe deterioration. The new fiberglass bridge spans Yellow Creek near Loysburg, PA,...

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Composite Advantage's FRP Pedestrian Bridge Deck Improves Safety Provides Critical Connection Link for Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center
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Composite Advantage's FRP Pedestrian Bridge Deck Improves Safety Provides Critical Connection Link for Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center

DAYTON, Ohio – Composite Advantage LLC's FiberSPAN™ Fiber Reinforced Polymer bridge deck product was installed on a new 3-span steel superstructure at Wolf Creek National Park near Vienna, Va.- The new pedestrian bridge was designed to connect two main facilities at the Wolf Trap Performing Arts Center and provide safe crossing over the 10-lane Dulles Access and Toll Road.  The Barnes and...

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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life
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Paratherm™ HR Heat Transfer Fluid: Higher Temperature Stability Leads to Longer Fluid Life

For the ultimate in heat transfer fluid performance, Paratherm offers HR Heat Transfer Fluid that is engineered specifically for closed loop liquid phase heating. When it comes to characteristics such as thermal stability and fluid degradation, Paratherm HR leads the industry in value and performance. See our video to learn how Paratherm is raising the bar for heat transfer fluids.

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