February 11, 2021

Winter 2014 Newsletter

Rocks Village Vehicle Bridge - Largest FRP Deck to Date

The Rocks Village Bridge over the Merrimack River is the oldest moveable bridge in Massachusetts with original construction in 1883. This six span steel truss bridge in...

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February 11, 2021

Spring 2014 Newsletter

FRP Bridges for Trails and Parks

FRP Trail Bridges

As a natural extension of its FiberSPAN vehicle and pedestrian bridges and decks, Composite Advantage has introduced a new product line: Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP)...

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February 11, 2021

Summer 2014 Newsletter

Historic Resort Bridge Restored with FRP

Sandy Beach Bridge at Indian Lake, Ohio

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February 11, 2021

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Abandoned Railroad Bridge Repurposed with FRP Decking

(Above) FiberSPAN transforms abandoned railroad trestle into a pedestrian friendly bridge (right) that safely spans a gorge, giving the public greater access to the...
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February 11, 2021

Winter 2015 Newsletter

Fire Resistance of FRP Rail Platforms

Fire resistance of Fiber Reinforced Polymer panels is always a question in discussions of rail platforms. Most polymers will burn in the presence of an active flame. The polymers used FRP...

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February 11, 2021

Summer 2015 Newsletter

A New Wear Surface Takes Center Stage

Composite Advantage is introducing a new wear service option for its FiberSPAN pedestrian bridge deck and rail platform products. A polymer concrete similar to that used on vehicle...

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February 11, 2021

Spring 2017 Newsletter

Going Bigger And Stronger, Composite Camels’ Next Berth: Aircraft Carriers

Composite Advantage recently delivered the first set of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) composite camels to Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville,...

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February 11, 2021

Fall 2016 Newsletter

FiberSPAN Decking Spells Design Flexibility And Functional Features

A growing number of architects and engineers are turning to FiberSPAN decking for its design flexibility, a diverse range of sizes, shapes, depths and colors...

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February 11, 2021

Summer 2016 Newsletter

The National Park Service Celebrates 100 Years !! Making Life Easier for The Men And Women Who Maintain These Parks

On August 25, 2016, the National Park Service will celebrate its centennial anniversary. Last year, the...

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February 11, 2021

Spring 2016 Newsletter

New FRP Slipwalls Make Jacksonville Ferry Terminals A Soft Landing Corrosion Resistant - Passenger Friendly - Long Life Cycle

In the late 1800s, ferry service across the St. Johns River probably consisted of little more than a...

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