Tabasco Visitor Center Pedestrian Bridge – Avery Island, LA

York Bridge ConceptsLouisiana, Pedestrian Bridges, Repetitive Span

Tabasco Visitor Center Pedestrian Bridge – Avery Island, LA | York Bridge Concepts - Timber Bridge Builders

Tabasco Visitor Center Project Overview

York Bridge Concepts™ has partnered with Bulliard Construction on the design and build of the Timber Pedestrian Bridge located at the Tabasco Visitor Center in Avery Island, Louisiana. A unique and architectural landmark, the Visitor Center’s 35’ long repetitive span York Timber Bridge has an 100PSF loading capacity with elegant 42” timber pedestrian splinter-free hand rails. York’s Decero™ Design Team implemented the iconic Tabasco logo palette into the design and creation of the Tabasco Visitor Center bridge.

Planning Resources

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Building Material

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Decking Material Options
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*Resources above may not be exact to the specifications for this bridge, but reflect our current updated standards.

Specifications


  • Width:
  • 6’ (5-7” Clear)
  • Length:
  • 35’
  • Height:
  • 4' above grade
  • Capacity:
  • 100 PSF
  • Construction:
  • Deck Level
  • Span Type:
  • Repetitive Span
  • Span Lengths:
  • 8’-5”
  • Material:
  • CCA/CA-C Treated Southern Yellow Pine
  • Foundation:
  • Timber Piles & Abutments (Acrylic/Polymer Coated where exposed)
  • Stringers:
  • SYP S4S Timber (Acrylic/Polymer Coated where exposed)
  • Pedestrian Deck System:
  • 1-½” Timber Deck
  • Handrail:
  • Decero™ X-Style and Wire Mesh Design Series
  • Crossing:
  • Creek
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