Adding Girts and Horizontal Bracing

Construction is nearing completion as the horizontal bracing “girts” are added to the structure to provide strength to the vertical┬ábents as this forms amazing rigidity to the structure.

Threading the 32 ft long 8″ x 8″ long timbers through the openings in the trestle bents was challenging.

Attaching Girts

Horizontal Bracing

Horizontal Bracing 2

Bottom Bracing

Intermediate Bracing Detail

Bracing Detail

 

 

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