Bridge Girders

Precast / Prestressed Concrete is the material of choice for bridge and commercial structures. This is due to the fact that this type of structure has proven itself to be durable, economical and low maintenance. Forterra Precast / Prestressed concrete construction products are fabricated in a facility with PCI qualified quality control and delivered to project sites with specialized hauling equipment as required.

APPLICATIONS

Vehicle Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Docks
Railroad Bridges
Pipeline Support Bridges

ADVANTAGES

Assured Quality Control (PCI Certified Plant)
Flexibility in design
More durable and economical than other bridge systems
Special modified sections are avaible with extended span ranges up to 165 feet
Technical support for owners and designers

Applicable Bridge Specifications

The following specifications apply to Precast / Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders manufactured by Forterra

Various State Department of Transportation
AASHTO Standard Specifications for highway bridges (HS20 Loading) or AASHTO LRFD (HL-93 loading)
PCI Certifications

Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges (24 different types) are available:

AASHTO Girders Types I, II, III, IV, V and VI
Washington Modified Girder in 1450, 1850 and 2400-millimeter sections
Modified Decked Bulb Tees in heights up to 6 feet and widths up to 8 feet
Single Cavity Box Beam Girders in 42-inch widths and depths up to 72 inches
Double Cavity Box Beam Girders in 84-inch widths and up to 36 inches
Voided Slab Girders in 48-inch widths and 15, 18, 21 and 24-inch depths
UBT Girders available in depths ranging from 42 inches to 98 inches in depth

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