2004 NATIONAL TIMBER BRIDGE DESIGN COMPETITION
Summary of Results
For rules of completed 2004 competition click here.

BRIDGE PERFORMANCE AWARDS - TOP 3 RECEIVE PRIZE MONEY  
School Team Net Bridge Deflection1 mm Net Deck Deflection2 (percent of allowable) Total Bridge Weight kg Percent Non- Wood3 Weyerhaeuser Best Overall Design Best Support Structure Best Deck Most Practical Design Most Aesthetic Design Most Innovative Design Total Awards $
U of Wisconsin - Platteville ASCE DQ 46 277 6.32 DQ DQ 6 1st   11 $450
West Virginia University FPS DQ ? 566 7.60 DQ DQ ? 11   5 $150
U Mass - Amherst ASCE 8.00 44 411 3.10 7 6 5 3rd   8 $250
Clarkson University  ASCE 6.70 25 413 6.31 2nd 7 5 7 3rd 1st $1,050
Univ. of Wyoming ASCE 6.13 35 241 7.57 3rd 3rd 7 9   5 $425
Ohio State  University  ASCE 6.60 0.01 545 18.0 6 10 3rd 5 2nd 10 $500
Univ. of Alabama ASCE 9.91 DQ 245 1.60 DQ 8 DQ 4   8 $150
State Univ. of NY - ESF FPS 6.22 5 558 7.19 5 7 4 12 1st 2nd $650
Univ. of Texas - San Antonio ASCE 6.45 31 358 4.82 1st 5 2nd 8   6 $1,250
Washinton Univ. @ St. Louis ASCE DQ 8 187 7.01 DQ DQ 1st 6   9 $650
VA Tech FPS 4.52 ? 565 4.87 DQ 4 ? 7   7 $150
US Military Academy ASCE 9.18 DQ 507 2.00 DQ 9 DQ 2nd   6 $350
MS State University ASCE 2.39 ? 221 22.4 DQ 1st ? 9   4 $650
San Francisco State Univ ASCE 3.75 76 350 7.00 3rd 2nd 8 10   3rd $725
 
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1 Maximum allowed = 10.0 mm
2 Maximum allowable = deck span divided by 100.  Disqualified for Deck Award if net deck deflection achieved divided by maximum allowable deflection exceeds 100%.
3 Max. allowed = 25%
DQ = Not eligible for performance award or Best Overall Design. Deflection exceeded allowable.
? = Inadequate data to determine.
ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers
FPS - Forest Products Society
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