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The impressive architecture and strength of Rigidply’s Glulam Timber Bridges offer many advantages over other types of bridge construction. Glulam bridges are more economical than and offer a life expectancy comparable to that of concrete or steel. Glu-Laminated Wood Bridge construction is available in a variety of materials that suit a wide range of bridge styles and types. Pedestrian bridges, light traffic bridges, and public D.O.T. bridges increasingly utilize wood components. 

Treated Southern Yellow Pine is commonly used for wood bridge construction and Alaskan Yellow Cedar is an option for bridge decking, curbing, and rail systems. 

Choose Rigidply Glu-Laminated Wood Products with confidence for your next bridge project!

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GLU-LAMINATED BEAMS: Rigidply’s straight or curved glulam beams can be manufactured to satisfy a wide range of structural and aesthetic requirements. 

BRIDGE DECKS: Preservative-treated wood decking has an exceptional life expectancy. For vehicle bridges, deck panels are commonly used paving products that provide a structure capable of handling the loading and movement created by bridge traffic. For pedestrian bridges, Rigidply offers several bridge decking options, including 2×6 and 2×8 treated Southern Yellow Pine or Alaskan Yellow Cedar.  Glulam bridge designs can also be applied to industrial structures such as highway and railroad bridges. The economy, versatility, strength, and life expectancy of wood deck products make them a clear choice for many bridge applications. 

WOOD BRIDGE ACCESSORY PRODUCTS: Rigidply’s wood bridge rail and curb systems are available in numerous shapes, sizes, and designs to meet your architectural and functional requirements. All the necessary bridge hardware and fasteners are available from Rigidply to help your project to be completed on time, with hardware that complements the style and function of your structure.

BRIDGE ASSEMBLY: For small, pedestrian bridges, Rigidply is able to ship the bridge fully pre-assembled to further expedite your project. 

Rigidply can help take your project from vision to completion!

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