PROJECT

Mount Hood Trail Bridge

Spruce Pine, NC

Project Overview

40ft x 3ft wide Pedestrian FRP Trail Bridge was design to replace a damaged timber bridge in the Mt. Hood National Forest

Design

Design Criteria

  • AASHTO LRFD Guide Specification
  • ASCE Pre-Standard for LRFD of Pultruded FRP Structures
  • Strongwell Design Manual

Design Loads

  • Live Load = 90PSF
  • Dead Load = 15PSF
  • Snow Load = 60 psf
  • Wind Velocity = 120 MPH, Exposure B