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Title: Standard plans for glued-laminated timber bridge superstructures: longitudinal glulam decks, glulam stringer bridges; and transverse glulam decks

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-260. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest products Laboratory: 1-57.

Author(s)Wacker, James P.; Smith, Matthew S.

Publication Year: 2019  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports

Abstract: The standardized bridge design aides in this publication are for superstructures manufactured with glued-laminated timber (glulam) that was pressure-treated with preservatives. Four superstructure types are included: two longitudinal (slab-type) deck systems and two transverse deck systems resting on either glulam or steel girders. Simple span designs for both single- and multiple-lane bridges that conform to the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO)–Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) bridge design specifications are included.

Keywords: timber; glulam; design; standard; bridge; superstructure; AASHTO; LRFD; bridge railing; preservatives

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 13,312 kb(s)

Date posted: 12/20/2019

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RITS Product ID: 96772
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Wacker, James P.
Research General Engineer

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