Glued laminated wood beams in the bridge’s structure are made of impregnated raw
materials. After manufacturing the glued beams and embedding the connection
elements, they underwent autoclave treatment with creosote of the latest
generation, thus providing additional protection of the bridge from
The Bridge is located in Beitostølen (Norway) and is exposed to
drastically harsh and unstable environmental conditions which is a serious
challenge to the glued wooden structures. The total length of the bridge
is 41m, width is 6 m, and volume of the curved glued wooden components is 124 m3.