Custom Bridges and Boardwalk’s products are a unique concept of dealing with off road bridge needs. These bridges are used on snowmobile trails, walking and bike trails, ATV trails and golf courses. The customer can construct the bridge right on site, many times with volunteer help, and can be custom designed to the site. A bridge kit consists of steel I-beams, which are predrilled and have a red oxide primer finish, cross members, MCA treated lumber and all necessary hardware. Bridges are either flat or arched design with horizontal railings, vertical railings or just a kick plate. They can be 4′ to 20′ wide and 20’to 80′ long. In 2010, covered bridges were added to our product line.
An issue with many bridge sites is the limited use of any fill in wetland areas. This lead to Pete’s development and testing of a galvanized riser pan footing. This pan is a portable bridge footing and abutment that can be used in place of concrete footing and pilings. We were issued a patent on this concept of July 2002.
The patented concept was also used to develop a boardwalk footing system. The boardwalk pans come in two sizes and compact into the soil with no fill or foundation being used in the wetland area. The modular construction makes them easy to install with only hand tools required.
Custom Manufacturing, Inc is a woman owned small business with over 46 years of experience filling both commercial and government contract with quality products. We would welcome the opportunity to work with you on your trail needs.