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Design of a timber bridge at Oju local government, Benue state

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 Project ID: 6358
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The design of the vehicular timber bridge is in accordance with BS 5268 and AASHTO The design codes are highly elaborated, something worth of importance is that it serves as specification and code of practice simultaneously. The vehicular timber bridge consists of the deck, longitudinal beam and transverse beam, columns, abutment and also the foundation which transmits and spreads load to the ground. The design of the timber bridge involves the selection of suitable timber, type of deck, connection of timber, maintenance and providing a good life span bridge that can last for 50 years and above. Using mahogany for the bridge and steel plates as a supporting framework. Detailing of cross sections for this design is provided. ...
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