Pedestrian bridge in Tērvete Nature Park
* Location: 17.44 km of the road P103 Dobele–Bauska.
* Single glulam span length is 32 meters.
* Total length of the bridge together with ascents is 100 meters.
The bridge is equipped with monitoring devices to study it`s performance, so it is a big laboratory for the next 5 years or more. The monitoring includes: wood moisture measurements in 10 places, environmental moisture measurements, temperature measurements, measuring of stress changes in steel bars, measuring of structure’s deflection, measuring of structure’s dynamic properties with accelerometer.
On March 10th, 2016 an annual grand ceremony took place in Culture Palace “Ziemeļblāzma” to award the best Latvian constructions of the year 2015. The pedestrian wooden bridge-laboratory in Tervete won 3rdplace in the nomination “Wooden Constructions” in the competition “Latvian Construction Award 2015”. We are proud of it!