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Bridges & Structures

Current Practices in FRP Composites Technology

Photo Gallery

Cross section of Martin Marietta's pultruded deck
Photo of Cross section of Martin Marietta's pultruded deck

Photo of deck placement, NY418 / Schroon River, Warren Co., NY
Photo of deck placement, NY418 / Schroon River, Warren Co., NY

Creative Pultrusions Deck Section
Creative Pultrusions Deck Section

Photo of Kansas Structural Composites Honeycomb Deck Section
Photo of Kansas Structural Composites Honeycomb Deck Section

Photo of E.T.Techtonics FRP pedestrian bridge
Photo of E.T.Techtonics FRP pedestrian bridge

Photo of No Name Creek bridge, Russell, KS, 1st vehicular bridge in US
Photo of No Name Creek bridge, Russell, KS, 1st vehicular bridge in US

Photo FRP Design and Construction Issues - Special Cutouts - Kneebrace
Photo FRP Design and Construction Issues - Special Cutouts - Kneebrace

Photo FRP Design and Construction Issues - Wearing Surface
Photo FRP Design and Construction Issues - Wearing Surface

Photo of S. Broad St./Dyke Creek bridge - Deck prior to application of wearing surface
Photo of S. Broad St./Dyke Creek bridge - Deck prior to application of wearing surface

Photo NY 418 / Schroon River placing deck
Photo NY 418 / Schroon River placing deck

FRP to Steel Attachment
FRP to Steel Attachment

Photo of Infrared Therography testing equipment
Photo of Infrared Therography testing equipment

Photo: Prefabricated Saddle Haunches by KSCI
Photo: Prefabricated Saddle Haunches by KSCI

Photo: Corrugated core of the Kansas Structural Composites deck
Photo: Corrugated core of the Kansas Structural Composites deck

Photo: Cross section of Hardcore Composites VARTM cellcore deck
Photo: Cross section of Hardcore Composites VARTM cellcore deck

Photo: Triphammer Road Bridge NY
Photo: Triphammer Road Bridge NY

Courtesy of Jerry O'Connor, MCEER, FHWA FRP Team Member

Updated: 08/07/2013
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