Timber Bridges FAQs

Since our bridges require 5’ of load bearing surface on each end, our 30’ bridge (TB-30) spans up to 20’, and our 40’ bridge (TB-40) spans up to 30’.
A level place for each end of the bridge to sit on. Can be earthen, rock, gabion baskets, timbers, concrete, etc.
Our bridges come in 2 parts, each 6-foot-wide panels that bolt together to make a 12-foot-wide bridge.
Yes. Pricing includes all materials necessary for installation on your prepared site.
Both designs (TB-30 and TB-40) are pre-engineered for an 80,000-pound load (40 tons).
E&H does not deliver the bridges, but will be glad to set you up with a third-party contractor to do so.
The calculated weight of one of the two panels in our TB-30 is 8,200 pounds. A complete TB-30 with both panels, bumper guards and hardware weighs 17,400 pounds. The calculated weight of one of the TB-40 panels is 10,900 pounds. A complete TB-40 with both panels, bumper guards and hardware is 23,000 pounds.
Quoted bridge prices are FOB our plant in Gandeeville, WV (zip code 25243).
We do not install the bridges. Our bridge owner’s manual gives detailed installation instructions for easy installation by you or your contractor.
Yes. Our bridges are suitable for permanent installation.
Yes. An advance payment is required for the first month, 30-day minimum rental, and the rental period is from the day we load your truck to the day you return the bridge to our yard in Gandeeville, WV (zip code 25243). If damage repair or excessive cleaning is needed, additional charges may apply.
Yes. We use #1 Grade lumber treated with CCA and kiln-dried after treatment.
No. The load rating is derived from the hydraulic compression process of the lumber used in the decking.
The steel channel serves to increase the ease of handling, preserves the integrity and allows for easy attachment of custom brackets, railings, etc.
Nothing more than a secure way to fasten the bridge down.