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Durable, Cost-Effective Timber Bridges
Timber bridge design advances support construction of cost-effective and durable timber bridges.
Engineering Properties of Wood, Wood Based Materials and Structures
This project supported the development of design aids to improve understanding of timber bridge materials, design, and durability details for contemporary timber bridges. In addition to design aids, the project resulted in the construction of two demonstration bridges highlighting its potential.
Forest Service Partners
Brian Brashaw, Jim Wacker co-leads
University of Minnesota
Laminated Concepts, Inc.
Iowa State University