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Title: Initial preservative treatment of wood in covered bridges

Author: Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Lebow, Stan T.;

Date: 2005

Source: Covered bridge manual. McLean, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, [2005]: Pages 219-239.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: The chapter provides information on treatment chemicals, pretreatment specifications, and pertinent standards that help specify wood for covered bridges that will resist biodeterioration.

Keywords: Weathering, wood-decaying fungi, covered bridges, wooden bridges, wood preservatives, biodegradation, deterioration, insect pests, preservatives, wood decay

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Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Lebow, Stan T. 2005. Initial preservative treatment of wood in covered bridges. Covered bridge manual. McLean, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, [2005]: Pages 219-239.

 


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