Landscape Architect & Specifier News

MAY 2016

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44 Landscape Architect and Specifier News 2016 Specifier's Guide park & recreation Bridges / Fiberglass Bridges / Wood Bridges / Free Span See Ad on page 87 Information Request # 9050 E.T. Techtonics 215-592-7620 E.T. Techtonics specializes in the design of fiberglass park and trail bridges. Lightweight and maintenance-free, bridges and boardwalks are shipped unassembled, and can be easily built on environmentally sensitive sites using standard hand tools. Typical bridges range up to 100' with deck widths of 2' to 10' and ship quickly. See Ad on page 86 Information Request # 9031 York Bridge Concepts 800-226-4178 Through comprehensive investigations and use of proper materials, experienced craftsmanship and application of trademarked Decero Design, YBC maintains its leadership in the timber bridge industry. Today's modern treatments, combined with proprietary coatings available only through York Timber Protective Systems ensure that necessary formula adheres to pressure treated wood. See Ad on page 86 Information Request # 9197 Western Wood Structures 800-547-5411 Our timber bridges are designed and fabricated using pressure-treated, glued-laminated wood (Glulam). That's right, one of the oldest known bridge materials – naturally beautiful timber – is still one of the best. Today's strong, economical, and versatile Glulam can last more than 75 years when properly pressure-treated and maintained. World Premiere Wheeler Lumber LLC See Ad on page 87 Information Request # 9198 This project required the reuse of the existing foundations. The geometry of the trail made for complicated bridge detailing. Wheeler took advantage of both steel and timber components to provide a custom prefabricated solution. 800-328-3986 FreeSpan Systems, Inc. See Ad on page 86 Information Request # 9262 FreeSpan Systems is a new concept in trail bridge design that solves the long-span, low-impact dilemma. The unique patented suspension system is cost effective and easy to install. 907-272-3461

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