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The Dixfield BridgeThe new East Dixfield Bridge has Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer (FRP)-reinforced glulam wood beams and a glulam deck. The goal of the project is to strengthen and use underutilized species of Maine wood.







  • Year Constructed: Summer 2000
  • Length: 45 ft
  • Width: 30 ft
  • Design Live Load: HS25
  • Wood Species: Southern Yellow Pine
  • FRP Tensile Strength: 60 ksi
  • FRP Tensile Modulus: 5.5 Msi
  • FRP Material Suppliers: NA

Sponsored by: Federal Highway Administration Timber Bridge Initiative, Maine Department of Transportation


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