• Guy Nordenson and Associates

    When the Hillhouse Avenue vehicular bridge in New Haven CT was reconstructed the pedestrian passageways were separated as two independent foot bridges to align with the existing axes of the sidewalks along the avenue. The set of bridges span 60ft clear over a historic former canal and railway on the campus of Yale University and are made from a ...

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  • 10 Things to remember when designing Pedestrain bridges ...

    Pedestrian Bridges ©Olaf Protze 2. Measurements The measurements of the bridge are generally given in requirements by the patent. But if this is not the case, then hydraulic analysis or geometric features are determined to calculate the bridge''s length.

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  • Liberty Bridges

    Temporary Pedestrian Bridges. Fitchsburg, Massachusetts Temporary Pedestrian Bridge. Liberty bridge''s temporary pedestrian bridges have the cleanest lines, sharpest curves and smoothest surfaces available through the use of extrusion technology, AISC certified welders, and 25 years experience in the fabrication industry.

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  • Pratt Truss

    Pratt Truss Bridge. Since its introduction in 1844, this bridge design became part of hundreds of bridges created up to Second World War. It was designed by the Thomas Willis Pratt (1812 – 1875) and his father Caleb Pratt, a pair of American engineers, just several years after William Howe patented his famous Howe truss design. This bridge design immediately became widely used during the ...

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  • Fink Deck Truss Bridge | ASCE

    The Fink Deck Truss Bridge in Lynchburg is the only survivor in the U.S. of this truss system that was widely used from 1854 to 1875. The patented truss bridge was a uniquely American structural engineering solution to the need for long-span railroad bridges to carry heavy loads. Important to the early days of railroading in America, the Fink ...

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  • Pedestrian Bridge Design | Small Footbridge Design | Areté ...

    Pedestrian Bridge Design . At Areté Structures, we supply our customers with prefabricated pedestrian and equestrian bridges. We assist with your bridge project from the design process to delivery with an on-site, easy-to-follow set of pedestrian bridge assembly instructions.. Pedestrian Bridge …

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  • US9279221B1

    The pedestrian bridge comprises a bridge mechanically coupled to feet and configured to be elevated above a hazard. A front ramp is rotatably coupled to the bridge and configured to be folded upon the bridge making the pedestrian bridge portable. ... 2014-05-13 Priority to US14/276,862 priority Critical patent/US9279221B1/en 2016-03-08 ...

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  • Liberty Bridges

    Liberty Bridge''s Prefabricated Aluminum Bridges have the cleanest lines, sharpest curves and smoothest surfaces available through the use of extrusion technology, AISC Certified Welders, and 25 years experience in the fabrication industry. This technology allows us to offer railing options unique to the prefab pedestrian bridge industry.

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  • Historic Bridges

    Bridge L5853 is a three-span, open-spandrel, reinforced concrete, barrel-arch bridge that spans an abandoned, east-west, street railway right-of-way located in Como Park, Saint Paul, Minnesota. The bridge was designed and constructed by the William S. Hewett & Company of Minneapolis in 1904 along with Bridge 92247. It features Classical Revival ...

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  • Bridgehunter | Anne Pedestrian Bridge

     · This bridge is a purpose-built footbridge. The portals for the truss are about 8 feet high. It is a very small span for a through truss bridge. The main span crosses the BNSF railroad while the northern approach spans the Mouse River. Also called Anne Street Bridge Approximate latitude, longitude +48.23842, -101.29226 (decimal degrees)

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  • Durable Pedestrian Bridge Decks | FRP Panels | Transit ...

    Armor-Deck ® ''s Pedestrian Bridge Decks provide an opportunity for architects and engineers to design aesthetically pleasing applications using this safe, durable, and lightweight system with the added benefits of corrosion resistance, color selection and ease of installation. They can replace wood, concrete or steel decks on existing structures or be used in the construction of a new ...

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  • Pacific Bridge and Construction

    With our patented bridge design, channel restoration or reshaping is much easier. After the abutments are installed but before the bridge decking is laid on, the stream bed is open and accessible. The channel can be restored back to a natural stream channel for Aquatic Organism Passage. Less crawling around under an open bottom box structure!

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  • Bridge Components | Polymer Composite

    Emerging applications for Strongwell''s pultruded FRP products include pedestrian bridges, AASHTO HS-25 bridge superstructures, decks and guard rails. The bridge industry''s interest in FRP as a replacement for traditional steel and concrete materials is due to: ... COMPOSOLITE ® is a patented advanced composite building panel system suitable ...

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  • Bridges | Pedestrian Trail – James F. Heidt, PE, LLC

    Bridges | Pedestrian – Trail Bridge. "The one criterion by which each of the engineers must be judged is integrity.". The majority of trail bridges we design make use of a patented metal bearing pan developed by Custom Manufacturing, Inc. of Clinton, Wisconsin. Our bridges have been used for snowmobile trails, hiking and biking trails ...

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  • Houlton Pedestrian Bridge

    Houlton, Maine. Sewall recently completed a visual inspection of the timber Gateway Pedestrian Bridge located over the Meduxnekeag River in Houlton, Maine. The visual inspection included reviewing the superstructure, substructure, and deck condition, and underside of the bridge. The structural field review assessed user safety (railings and ...

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  • Truss bridge

    A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements, usually forming triangular units.The connected elements (typically straight) may be stressed from tension, compression, or sometimes both in response to dynamic loads.The basic types of truss bridges shown in this article have simple designs which could be easily analyzed by ...

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  • Truss bridge

    A truss bridge is a bridge whose load-bearing superstructure is composed of a truss, a structure of connected elements usually forming triangular units.The connected elements (typically straight) may be stressed from tension, compression, or sometimes both in response to dynamic loads.The basic types of truss bridges shown in this article have simple designs which could be easily analyzed by ...

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  • Bridge Bearings

    Bridge Bearings Introduction AASHTO defines a bearing as "a structural device that transmits loads while facilitating translation and/or rotation".1 In the past Caltrans has used a variety of bearings with varying degrees of success. These include rockers, rollers, pins, pots, steel girder hangers, PTFE/elastomeric, and elastomeric pads.

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  • 12SP-707H-03 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SPECIAL ...

    pedestrian bridge superstructure, deck and bearings. Perform the design according to the specific AASHTO articles referenced and to all other applicable AASHTO articles, except as specified herein. Design the pedestrian bridge to meet the following criteria: A. Live Load. Design the bridge for a pedestrian live load of 90 pounds per square

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  • A 3D-printed steel pedestrian bridge wins the 2021 Forge Prize

     · A singular 3D-printed steel pedestrian bridge spanning Florida Canyon in San Diego ''s Balboa Park has been named as the winner 2021 Forge Prize, a …

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  • Connecting communities: One-of-a-kind historic bridge ...

     · The Bell Ford Bridge began its journey to Fishers after crashing into the White River 7 5 miles away.. The collapse didn''t just happen, it had been years in the making. O riginally built in 1869, the bridge had a good run for its first century in Seymour. But by the time a windstorm blew the western portion to smithereens, it had been 30 years since a car had ventured across its 325-foot ...

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  • STRUCTURES ENGINEERED SOLUTIONS PRODUCT GUIDE

     · Structures, Beam Bridges (pre-stressed or steel) • Rapid installation • Patented system supports vehicular or pedestrian truss structures • Quality decorative finishes available KeySteel™ Headwalls, Wingwalls, Grade Separation • Aesthetic, economical solutions for plate and precast bridges Bin-Wall™ Headwalls, Wingwalls, Grade ...

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  • Historic Bridges: Pedestrian Walkway

    Relocated and preserved for pedestrian use, this is a rare Parker patent pony truss bridge. Oak Forest Bridge Pedestrian Walkway Over Kerr Creek in Gonzales: Gonzales County, Texas, United States

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  • Boardwalk & Pedestrian Bridge Widths: 5'' to 14'' Clearance ...

     · Boardwalk & Pedestrian Bridge Widths: 5'' to 14'' Clearance [Photos] Posted: August 6, 2015. If you are an architect or engineer designing a boardwalk or pedestrian bridge, you may have a specific clearance width in mind. The dozens of professional designers I talk with each week tell me, " I need an 8'' clearance or a 10'' clearance for my trail ...

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  • Bridge

    Prefabricated Pedestrian Bridges One-Day Installation Time Learn More. SuperSill® Abutment Provisionally patented Learn More. REDIDEK® BRIDGE DECK REPLACEMENT Up to 75% Faster Than on-site Field-Fabricated Construction Learn More. Steel Plate Girder Bridges Fabricated by our Structural Steel Team

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  • US6421863B1

    The bridge 20 is designed to carry only relatively light loads such as pedestrian, bicycle, golf cart, and light motorized vehicle loads. Suitable allowable bridge loads are about 30 pounds per square foot and a concentrated load of 10,000 or 12,000 pounds at mid-span.

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  • Pedestrian Bridge on Behance

     · Patented modular structure in composite material produced industrially and developed to configure any path. This tunnel shaped structure allows the transposition of 50 meters spans and the pedestrian movement inside.

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  • 10 Things to remember when designing Pedestrain bridges ...

    Temporary Pedestrian Bridges. Fitchsburg, Massachusetts Temporary Pedestrian Bridge. Liberty bridge''s temporary pedestrian bridges have the cleanest lines, sharpest curves and smoothest surfaces available through the use of extrusion technology, AISC certified welders, and 25 years experience in the fabrication industry.

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  • Fink Deck Truss Bridge | Invention & Technology Magazine

    The Fink Deck Truss Bridge in Lynchburg is the only survivor in the U.S. of this truss system that was widely used from 1854 to 1875. The patented truss bridge was a uniquely American structural engineering solution to the need for long-span railroad bridges to carry heavy loads. Important to the early days of railroading in America, the Fink ...

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  • Historic Bridges | Carroll County

    Carroll County still has two covered bridges which have been rehabilitated in recent years as well. The Adams Mill Covered Bridge near Cutler, Indiana, is in a beautiful area on Wildcat Creek in the southeastern part of the county. The bridge is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Adams Mill Bridge is an 1872 Howe truss style and had white siding and 18-inch cedar shake roof.

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  • US5042101A

    German Patent 31 38 853 discloses a collapsible bridge of the type to which the invention pertains and wherein particularly the elements to be coupled together have the same elevation or height. Such a bridge can indeed be assembled and erected rather quickly. ... Foldable and collapsible pedestrian bridge DE4325779C2 (en) * 1994-09-23: 1999-07 ...

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  • JP2014227824A

    PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a pedestrian bridge that can secure many evacuation persons in a state of emergency such as a tsunami and that is configured to be a strong structure with strength in itself.SOLUTION: In a pedestrian bridge, a walking road surface is formed in a bridging skeleton supported by a support and erected astride a roadway, a traffic artery and the like, and ascent ...

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  • Pedestrian Bridge Design: 7 Considerations for Architects ...

     · While designing a pedestrian bridge, there are seven simple considerations that will have a major impact on the long-term success of your project. 1. Determine Width. Establishing the planned width for the trail and pedestrian bridge is a basic starting point. Pedestrians and runners, walkers, bicyclists and others may use the pedestrian bridge.

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  • Bridgehunter | Saranac River Pedestrian Bridge

    Saranac River Pedestrian Bridge. Northern approach . Photo taken by Michael Quiet in November 2015. Enlarge. BH Photo #344674

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  • Bridgehunter | Colorado Riverway Bridge

     · Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge over Colorado River Location Moab, Grand County, Utah Status Open to pedestrians and bicycles. History Built Spring 2008 Builder - Continental Bridge Co. of Alexandria, Minnesota Design Modern Parker pony truss Approximate latitude, longitude +38.60426, -109.57454 (decimal degrees)

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  • Supersill®

    SuperSill for Modular Vehicular and Pedestrian Bridges. The SuperSill is a provisionally patented steel concrete abutment form. It applies a corrugated sheet, wide-flanged W-beam, and welded supports to a heavy duty, high quality frame. Pre-engineered and standardized to eliminate unique abutment design fees.

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  • JP2009036014A

    PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a pedestrian bridge enabling a refuge in the case of an emergency such as a "tsunami", a flood and being capable of particularly making a large number of persons refuge even in sections excepting a walking road surface. SOLUTION: A refuge stage for a refuge in the case of the emergency such as the "tsunami", the flood or the like is mounted on a pedestrian ...

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  • NCDOT: Prefabricated Bridges for N.C.''s Counties

     · Hall''s Ferry Bridge across the Yadkin River between Davie and Forsyth counties, built 1913 by the Vincennes Bridge Company of Indiana for $31,000 (Davie County Public Library, Digital NC) Before the establishment of the North Carolina State Highway Commission (the predecessor to the N.C. Department of Transportation) in 1915, North Carolina''s counties were primarily responsible for the ...

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  • Pedestrian Bridge Design: Truss Bridge or Boardwalk System?

     · Pedestrian bridges that require clear spans longer than 60 feet will be most cost-effectively specified as truss bridges. Familiarity with the product. Pedestrian truss bridges are a very common tool in the toolbox for engineers to pull from. Generally speaking, engineers know their preferred vendors that offer pedestrian truss bridge systems.

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  • A Modest Pedestrian Bridge Is Quite Well-Connected | 2003 ...

     · He patented the system in 1999, but the pedestrian bridge is the first field application. Circular shapes offer "the most economical, efficient, cost-effective structural members," Reynolds says ...

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  • SuperSill

    SIMPLIFY YOUR BRIDGE INSTALLATION TM TrueNorthSteel [email protected] (406)532-7103 SuperSill® Stream Channel Bridge Bearing Bridge Beam Back Wall Approach Fill Flared End Terminal W-Beam Guide Rail Guide Rail Post SuperSill® The SuperSill is a patented, prefabricated, steel concrete abutment form with integral reinforcement.

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  • Liberty Bridges

    Liberty bridge''s prefabricated aluminum park bridges have the cleanest lines, sharpest curves and smoothest surfaces available through the use of extrusion technology, AISC certified welders, and 25 years experience in the fabrication industry. This technology allows us to offer railing options unique to the prefab pedestrian bridge industry.

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  • National Cost Study of Timber Bridges

    complete stress analysis of a timber bridge design was included with the bridge designer''s patent. In the 20th century, timber bridges were first replaced by steel. Steel competed with timber as a bridge construction material on a first-cost basis by 1910 and came to dominate the bridge …

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