Faculty Advisor

El-Korchi, Tahar

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to design and analyze alternative bridge designs for a property on the East Branch of the Swift River for The Trustees of Reservations, located in Petersham, MA. Recommendations include design of wood bridge structure, foundation design and slope stability, environmental impact, constructability guidelines and permitting. Results of the design and analysis processes are outlined and recommendations for construction are given based on conclusions drawn from the design options. The final recommendations can be followed to complete the project on location.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2008

Major

Civil Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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