Footbridge at Camping Site in Schmelz

Trough Bridge in Saarlouis

Client: Municipality of Schmelz

Year of construction: 2010

Length: 25,00 m
Width: 1,50 m

Design: WPM-Ingenieure GmbH

Structure: Trough bridge with main girders made of glulam, lateral cladding with douglas fir. Top cover with zinc sheeting. Additional steel handrail, that is attached to the steel frames. Larch plank decking.

Our services: Consultancy timber structure, execution planning, structure planning - Service phase 5 and 6 according to German HOAI


As a solid structure the trough bridge in Schmelz connects the two riversides at a camping site. The reliable system of a glulam timber through bridge with external steel frames and an attached handrail is a suitable solution for this situation. All structural timber parts are savely protected from weathering and guarantee a durable construction.

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