InTrans / Aug 14, 2018

Summary Report on the Research and Development Program on Stress Laminated Timber Bridges

This report presents details of the essential findings of an R&D testing program carried out for the Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW, at the University of Technology, Sydney, during the period from 1990 to 1992. The joint venture partners involved in this program consist of the RTA, State Forests of NSW, Pine Australia and UTS. During the period of testing covered by this report, Western Woods Products Association was also represented as a member of the joint venture. The data and analysis presented in the following report is a summary overview of the data obtained through testing at the University of Technology, Sydney as a part of the research and development testing program for stress laminated timber bridge decks, detailed in testing specificaion.