Areté Structure’s

Prefabricated Truss Bridges

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Prefabricated Truss Bridges

At Areté Structures, we fabricate bridges for pedestrians, vehicles, equestrians, trails, parks, golf courses, and many other locations. Our prefabricated truss bridges are a cost-effective design that’s customized to meet your specifications and needs. 

The Areté Structures prefabricated truss bridges are custom designed. We partner with our sister company, Areté Engineers, to assist with the planning and design phases, as needed.

 

Exceeding Expectations

The Areté Structures prefabricated truss bridges are custom designed. We partner with our sister company, Areté Engineers, to assist with the planning and design phases, as needed. 

Areté Structure’s fiber reinforced polymer (FRP) prefabricated truss bridges:

  • Are lightweight and high strength: FRP is a quarter of steel’s weight with the same strength.
  • Allow for quick and easy installation 
  • Reduce onsite construction time 
  • Lower construction costs 
  • Requires minimal maintenance 
  • Has a 100+ year lifespan 

FRP Prefabricated Truss Bridges – For All Your Needs

Bridge Design Options

                                          Ideal for longer clearspans, our prefabricated truss bridges range from 25 to 80 to 100 feet long. 

Standard design elements (unless otherwise noted) include:

  • Truss design
  • Bridge members are made with Strongwell’s patented EXTREN 500 Series Resin
  • Positive mechanical camber (we are one of the only bridge manufacturers to provide this type) 
  • Straight or sloped end type 
  • Hand-railing height at 42″ or 54″ above floor decking
  • Safety mid-rails 
  • Galvanized steel hardware 
  • Olive green color (custom colors available)
  • FRP or Pine Decking

Prefabricated Truss Bridges Features and Benefits 

  • Allowable Stress Design (ASD) Method and/or AASHTO
  • Size and loading conditions provide the most cost-effective and optimized design 
  • Optional geotechnical soil reports 
  • Critical component pre-assembly certification: Essential components are assembled at our shop to guarantee fit and function. 
  • Complete assembly package: All bridge parts are labeled and come with a full set of assembly instructions
  • Our on-call commitment: Your Areté Structures contact will answer your questions during any part of the assembly.

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