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    Case Study: Cantilever Sidewalks


    A case study for FRP compared to aluminum is a recent design for a cantilever sidewalk to be attached to a vehicle bridge.  The 5’ wide sidewalk is supported on floor beams at 7’ spacing.  The aluminum design consisted of 3/8’ plate on 3.5” angles with a 1/8” pad.  All these pieces were to be bolted together.  The FRP solution was a one piece slab deck at the same total thickness of 4”.  Pricing for the materials were similar, but the installation of the FRP is much faster and lower cost.

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    See the best in FRP decking for bridges and sidewalks.

    Resource Center CTA Cantilever Sidewalk