Jerry Ward wrote:Hello,
I have a creek that cuts my property in half and I would like to build a bridge to get a tractor to the back half. Due to various departments of making you sad I need a clear span bridge of 26'-30'. My tractor weighs 3400 lbs and one of the main uses is to get firewood I'm thinking I need the bridge to support at least 5,000 lbs. Any help anyone can provide would be great.
Jay C. White Cloud wrote:Hi Jerry,
... a covered timber frame bridge (expensive if you don't build it yourself.) Note, the seconded is time consuming, but not as hard as it seems if you have standing timber. Many different designs to chose from.
Jerry Ward wrote:What is 3/8 GAC?
David Livingston wrote:Any chance a picture of this stream/brooke / river ?
I still think making a bridge is a lot of hard work and cost and maintainance for something with so little use . If you have a tractor it does not mind getting its feet wet why not a combined weir/ ford ?