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    Author(s): Jeffrey J. Morrell; Stan T. Lebow
    Date: 2005
    Source: Covered bridge manual. McLean, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, [2005]: Pages 219-239.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    The chapter provides information on treatment chemicals, pretreatment specifications, and pertinent standards that help specify wood for covered bridges that will resist biodeterioration.

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    Citation

    Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Lebow, Stan T. 2005. Initial preservative treatment of wood in covered bridges. Covered bridge manual. McLean, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, [2005]: Pages 219-239.

    Keywords

    Weathering, wood-decaying fungi, covered bridges, wooden bridges, wood preservatives, biodegradation, deterioration, insect pests, preservatives, wood decay

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