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crawford@bridgedecks.ca

 

519-831-9989

Building Better Bridges For Life



Video - 12.9m long bridge Double Lane

shows Panel two being installed ..see above

 

 

Video below - 18.5m long Single Lane Bridge

shows panel one being installed 

 

Guardian prefab abutments installed before closing road;     then road closed, Pony Truss bridge removed, new prefab bridge installed in 1 day

CWBCWB

Certified Welding Bureau

Welding Instructor

Welding Inspector

3rd Party Welding Engineer Retainer

Western University

Collaboration with Jia Xue Ph.D 

 

Fiberglass Composite Bridge Decks

  • transverse panels
  • full depth or partial depth
  • modular in width and length
  • connection grouted or monolithic epoxy 
  • PL 1, 2, 3
  • sidewalk
  • flat or 2% cross fall from CL
  • camber
  • skew
  • scuppers, drains
  • embed connections, utility, etc.
  • asphalt wearing surface or others

 

 

Features:

  • composite action
  • non composite
  • panel to panel joints
  • expansion joints
  • fixed joints
  • bearings

Comparison

  • up to 20% lighter than aluminum
  • up to 30% lighter than open steel grating
  • up to 40% lighter than orthotropic steel decks
  • up to 80% lighter than reinforced concrete decks

 

 

44m long bridge x 10.86m wide two lanes with one sidewalk shown 

ten transverse panels 
11m wide x 44m longten transverse panels 11m wide x 44m long

ten transverse bridge decks "pre-fitted" at shop 

 

transverse shear connectiontransverse shear connection

 

 

panel to panel connection panel to panel connection

 

PL3 and Pedestrian railingPL3 and Pedestrian railing

 

 

 

 PL3 

 

 

 

 

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500 James Street South, St.Marys Ontario Canada N4X1B4
500 James Street South, St.Marys Ontario Canada N4X1B4