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Title:Ultimate Capacity and Mode of Failure of a Timber Bridge Guardrail
Authors:Richard Gutkowski and Pierre-Aime Favre
University:Colorado State University
Publication Date:Oct 1993
Report #:MPC-94-19B
Project #:MPC-029
TRID #:00669021
Keywords:bridge railings, guardrails, load tests, mechanical tests, rural areas, safety factors, timber construction, wooden bridges
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications



This report is an interim report for the first phase of an ongoing project entitled "Moderate Weight Bridge Guardrail for Rural Sites." The objective is to examine the potential of a new bridge guardrail concept as a means of increasing the safety of travel over rural bridges. This project is conducted to examine the structural resistance and strength of the moderate weight alternative.

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