May 06, 2020

Inman Park MARTA Station Pedestrian Bridges Get FRP Makeover

DAYTON, Ohio (April 22, 2020) In 2017, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) and the City of Atlanta launched a $2.5 billion expansion program in public transit—the largest in 40 years. The investment included...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, FRP bridge deck, FRP

October 01, 2019

FiberSPAN Access Ramp Shortens Distance for Massachusetts Commuters

DAYTON, Ohio (October 1, 2019) Chelsea is Massachusetts’ smallest city with a land area of just 1.8 square miles yet the Suffolk, County town is the United States’ 26th most densely populated community.  Overcrowded downtown...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, switchback ramp

September 04, 2019

Contractors turn to FiberSPAN after Street Bridge Buckles in Arctic Temperatures

DAYTON, Ohio (September 4, 2019) When record-breaking temperatures buckled Michigan, City Indiana’s Franklin Street Bridge in February 2019, traffic was brought to a standstill. The 87-year-old crossing—the lakeshore town’s only...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, bascule bridge

February 09, 2016

FiberSPAN Wins Bid Over Fiberglass Wood Decking Historic Minto Bridges

DAYTON, Ohio - (February 9, 2016.) - When corrosion of the existing steel bridge deck grating supporting Ottawa, Canada’s historic Minto Bridges East and Center closed the spans to vehicular traffic, designers began looking for a...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, bridges, minto bridge

September 02, 2015

Composite Advantage Introduces New Wear Surface for High Traffic Areas

DAYTON, Ohio – (September 2, 2015) –Composite Advantage announced it has introduced a new wear surface option for its FiberSPAN pedestrian bridge deck and rail platform products. After evaluation and testing, CA selected the...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, pedestrian bridges, FRP Composites

August 13, 2015

FiberSPAN's Bridge System Connects Three Parks & Hiking Trails

DAYTON, Ohio – (August 13, 2015) –In 2012 flooding and erosion prompted Ohio’s Beavercreek Township to close a bridge crossing that connects Rotary Park, Phillips Park and the Beavercreek Wetlands Nature Preserve. Green County...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, bridges, trail bridges

May 25, 2015

Composite Deck a Good Match for Burned Bridge

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Topics: FiberSPAN, pedestrian bridges

March 30, 2015

FiberSPAN Decking Replaces Traditional Wood for Two Aging Bridges

DAYTON, Ohio – (March 30, 2015) –Though miles apart, bridge owners in Springfield, Oregon and Hayward, California had the same idea; to replace traditional wood on aging structures with Composite Advantage’s FiberSPAN Fiber...

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Topics: FiberSPAN

February 26, 2015

FiberSPAN: A Zero Maintenance Choice for Community Walking Trails

DAYTON, Ohio – (February 26, 2015) – When Columbus, Ohio-based Schottenstein Real Estate Group launched plans to develop a high-end apartment complex in Mason, Ohio it chose FiberSPAN as part of its design for a network of...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, trail bridges

January 25, 2015

FiberSPAN Decking Used to Renovate Abandoned PA Trestle Bridge

DAYTON, Ohio – (January 25, 2015) –Pennyslvania’s Broad Top Township chose Composite Advantage’s FiberSPAN Fiber Reinforced Polymer bridge deck product to repurpose an abandoned trestle bridge. The bridge is a key component of a...

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Topics: FiberSPAN, trail bridges, rails-to-trails