- Bridge Site Prep (8/26/18)
August 26, 2018
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Certified instructor: Brian Post
Up to 12 participants. Open to those who have taken required prerequisite courses only.
This workshop will spend the day getting ready for the bridge building. We will be finishing excavating for the foundation, setting in foundation stones, building and placing the form work, and other tasks needed to get ready to build a bridge. This is the workshop where you will really get to see all the components laid out and learn math behind the design and more.
This workshop will construct the foundation, abutments and form. You will understand design choices related to the surrounding soils, intended bridge use, and site constraints. You will learn and practice techniques for safely moving large stone. You will also build the abutments and wing walls. The final stone work for this workshop will be shaping and placing the springers. You will also learn techniques for constructing the arch form. The day will culminate with placement of the form.
Required Prerequisite Courses:
- 1-day walling workshop, or 2-day walling workshop, or hold DSWA-GB certification (any level).
- Stone shaping workshop, or bridge stone shaping workshop
Recommended Prerequisite Courses:
- 2-day wall workshop working on a cheek end
- Site prep for wall workshop
- Stringlines and Batter frames workshop
Pair this workshop with the One day introductory walling workshop August 25th at the same site
You can also take part in this workshop by signing up for the Bridge Series Package Deal. Which includes tall of the following: stone shaping workshop, small arch workshop, bridge site prep workshop, the stone bridge tour, and the bridge building workshop! Signing up for the package deal saves you $250 off the list price of taking all 5 workshops in the set independently.
*Please note if you encounter errors or problems while registering please email Brian Post or call (802) 490-9607, so we can correct the problem, and improve our registration process.
Landscape Architects receive 7.5 credit hours for taking this workshop through the LA CES system.
About The Instructors:
Venue: Lamson Rd, Mont Vernon, NH
Work on rebuilding historic walls and adding new stone features to this historic Southern NH Property.