There is no question that bridges are essential structures. We have also discussed that using steel allows for a quicker fabrication and installation of bridges, and other advantages of steel. As the largest manufacturer of prefabricated steel bridges in the nation, U.S. Bridge offers cost effective solutions to short span bridge requirements. Steel bridges at U.S. Bridge have a minimal dead load. This results in a high strength to weight ratio that, in many cases, permits the use of existing abutments. Read on to learn why our short span bridges stand out from the rest.
Short Span Bridge Design
To ensure you get an unparalleled bridge, the U.S. Bridge sales and engineering departments work closely with you. Our approach allows us to define the appropriate design methodology and loading requirements for your bridge.
U.S. Bridge short span bridges guarantee the following:
- Easy installation without special equipment
- Available in custom lengths of up to 80 ft
- Galvanized, self-weathering or painted finishes
- Accelerated construction time that results in reduced costs and road closures
- All bolted connections
- Minimal maintenance
- Delivery – 30 days after plan approval
Galvanizing and Flooring
The galvanizing process of the bridge ensures an attractive, long lasting, maintenance-free structure. Additionally, all of our bridges come with an exclusive 35 year galvanized rust free warranty. Plus, there is a large variety of DOT approved paint systems available for bridges.
In regards to the flooring, U.S. Bridge has several options available:
- Asphalt deck
- Reinforced concrete
- Open grid metal decking
- Treated timber
Trust U.S. Bridge
With more than 80 years of bridge design and fabrication experience, we are the most trusted name in bridges. Our short span bridges will stand the test of time with a low beam profile that allows for high clear span. Contact us today to get a quote and don’t wait any longer to start your bridge project.