Friday, September 21, 2007

Garden Arch Bridges Span The Ages

Modern day uses for Arched Span bridges

California Redwood Span Bridge Information by Joe Guraro:

Wooden bridges have been used for many centuries for things such as draw bridges, for spanning crevices, over creeks, ponds, galleys and in fact anywhere to cross over low areas such as valleys, dips and depressions as well as water of course.

Japan started making wooden arch bridges many decades ago to beautify and maintain Koi ponds and water gardens ... I'm sure you have all seen those appealing pictures of Japanese gardens all of which incorporate a wooden span bridge .Other parts of the world caught on during the last 20 years or so.

The wooden arch bridge is usually made of cedar, pine, Douglas fir and a few places use the more View the rest of this article

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