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Simplest Arch Piece

Any 3 of these spans may be built, using the same 2 parts.
The span just depends on the number of pieces used.
For extra width or more load capacity, 3 or 4 arches may be used in parallel.

3 2x6 Bridges

Here is a simple 21 foot bridge built out of 12 foot 2x6s

21' Bridge

Apart from 4 cross-beams and decking, the entire bridge has only 2 parts.

21' Bridge, exploded view

The design and construction techniques presented on this page are protected from patents by prior art & copyright and I reserve all rights regarding this design. Feel free to utilize this information for personal use but applications involving the exchange of money, require my approval. If you'd like to build bridges for profit, I'd be happy to help you. :-)  Frank Petersohn

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