October 22, 2021

    Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit Reflection

    Last month, the Pennsylvania Greenways and Trails Summit held its biennial event in Erie, Pennsylvania, hosted by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Erie County, Erie County Conservation...

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    Topics: trails, pedestrian bridges, trail bridges, bridge design

    September 16, 2021

    Custom FRP Bridges Are Our Specialty

    Pedestrian bridges play an important role in helping those who walk across them reach their destination – including children on their way to school in Narragansett, Rhode Island. So when a company reached out to us looking for...

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    Topics: bridges, composite bridge, bridge design, frp bridge, FRP, access structures

    March 17, 2021

    Bermuda, We Have Lift Off

    Last week, we introduced you to the longest pultruded fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) clear span bridge in the world. The 152-ft.-long, 8-ft.-wide structure is a jewel in the Friends of Bermuda Railway Trail’s project to...

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    Topics: bridges, composite bridge, bridge design, frp bridge, FRP, access structures

    March 11, 2021

    The Long, Long FRP Bridge

    Bermuda is just 21 miles long and 1.75 miles wide. Yet its iconic pink sand beaches, crystal and fantasy caves, historic settlements and striking coves draw close to 650,000 visitors a year. In 2012, Dr. Tucker Murphy and his...

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    Topics: bridges, composite bridge, bridge design, frp bridge, FRP, access structures

    February 10, 2021

    Cliff Notes For the Design and Evaluation of FRP Infrastructure Products

    For the last few weeks, we’ve been talking about the installation of a complex fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite rail platform project at Chelsea Rail Station in Massachusetts. This particular project had a lot of...

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    Topics: Infrastructure, bridge design, Fiber-Reinforced Polymer, FRP, Weight

    October 30, 2019

    What Does James Stewart, Glass Bridges and Halloween All Have in Common?

    With Halloween just a day away, stores are full of people buying bags of candy for trick- or-treating, poring over last minute costume choices and picking out pumpkins to carve. It’s also the time of year when classic films...

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    Topics: bridge design

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