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FiberSPAN Bridge Product a Zero Maintenance Choice

10 March 2015

FiberSPAN Bridge Product a Zero Maintenance Choice

Schottenstein Real Estate Group has chosen FiberSPAN as part of its design for a network of walking trails for its apartment complex in Mason, Ohio, US.

“The developer needed an attractive structure that could support pedestrian traffic over a stream yet require no maintenance,” says Composite Advantage President, Scott Reeve. “They were also looking for a company that could manage all of the details associated with the project from coordinating permits to actual installation.”

Composite Advantage explains that the gray 40 ft. long by 8 ft. wide bridge was outfitted with black railing made from corrosion-resistant aluminium. FRP Constructors, a Composite Advantage partner, set the abutments by installing helical piles and pouring concrete. A telehandler lifted the prefabricated FiberSPAN bridge into place. Bridge plates at either end were bolted to the concrete. Installation, completed in August 2014, took less than two days.

Photo provided by Composite Advantage.