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bar harbor pierThe Bar Harbor Yacht Club Pier is a Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer (FRP)-glulam pedestrian pier designed for an 80-psf Live Load. The total project cost 25% less than steel construction.







  • Year Constructed: 1995
  • Length: 124 ft.
  • Width: 5 ft.
  • Design Live Load: 4.1 kPa (85 psf)
  • Wood Species: Red Maple
  • FRP Tensile Strength: 827,400 kPa (120,000 psi)
  • FRP Tensile Modulus: 45,500 MPa (6,600,000 psi)
  • FRP Material Suppliers: Johns Manville, Georgia Pacific Resins, Strongwell

Sponsored by: Bar Harbor Yacht Club, US Department of Agriculture Wood in Transportation Initiative

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