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High Durability. Low Impact.

Longreach™ is an economical truss bridge system with typical clear spans of between 15 and 45 metres. The lightweight and customisable design delivers maximum durability thanks to a high strength all-weather superstructure. Suitable for single or multi-span projects, the long pre-engineered spans are ideal for sites where minimising environmental impact is a key consideration.

  • High strength truss system
  • Clear spans up to 45 meters
  • Durable, lightweight and economical
  • Pre-engineered for fast installation
  • Minimal excavation required
  • Low maintenance

Span every challenge

Longreach™ is an outstanding option when budgets are tight. Perfected over more than 30 years of bridge building, the system is purpose-engineered to maximise efficiencies at every stage from design and detailing to manufacturing and installation, with the entire superstructure fabricated and pre-assembled offsite.

While light in weight, Longreach™ is engineered to be high in strength, with a robust superstructure consisting of girder trusses, cross members, joists and bracing. Its clever construction makes it a hugely versatile solution that’s suitable for a wide range of pedestrian and shared bridge applications (including light vehicles), as well as covered walkways over trafficable routes.

With typical clear spans of between 15 and 45 metres, Longreach™ reduces the number of footings required on bridge projects, as well as their associated environmental impacts during and after construction. Together with a choice of piling options, pre-assembly off-site and low ongoing maintenance, it makes an excellent choice for ecologically sensitive and hard-to-access sites.

Design adaptability is another area where Longreach™ excels. The base system has a distinct ‘industrial’ look. However, the structure can be easily embellished to suit any architectural intent – particularly through the incorporation of custom truss styles to suit your desired vision. Additional embellishments can also be specified including handrails, kick rails, balustrades and decking.
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25 Year Structural Warranty

Your peace of mind means everything to us. That’s why Fleetwood’s design, supply and installation quality is guaranteed. As market leaders we stand behind everything we create with comprehensive warranty and care plans. This includes a 25-year structural warranty covering all materials and parts for up to a 100- year design life dependent on project type and location.

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Free design support

Like all Fleetwood Urban products, Longreach™ is backed by our free design and advice service. We understand every project has its own unique challenges, so our design engineers work closely with you at every stage to customise the perfect Longreach™ clear span bridge solution.

Design Applications

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Waterway crossings

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Shared Pedestrian Access

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Clear Span or Multi Span

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Flood Impact zones

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Integrated Ramps

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Easily customised

Specification Variables

Highly adaptable and customisable for any site

Single or Multi Span Embellishments Clear Width
Truss types Decking options Piling and Columns
Kick Rails Barriers and Handrails AS5100 or AS2156

Technical specifications

Design

Configured to suit your site

Multiple piling options from wetlands to high level rock – concrete, driven or screw

Complies with Australian Standard slip ratings dependant on deck type chosen (either R and/or P ratings)

Modular or customised construction

Pre-engineered with offsite assembly

Single or multi-span options.

Typical clear spans up to 45 meters

Suitable for pedestrian/shared use to light vehicle access. Add enclosures for use over trafficable areas

Typical width 2 - 4m, or customise for your requirements

Select from options for flood zones, decking types, embellishments and protective coatings

Typical loading 3kpa - 5kpa

Versatility

Easily integrated with other Fleetwood systems

Multiple decking options

Custom or standard balustrade options

Add embellishments or architectural options to make your project unique

Economical solution for small or large projects

Spans can be adjusted to suit different site conditions

Add abutment options, stairs or ramps

Environmental

Elevated structure protects ecologically sensitive areas

Fewer footings required because of clear span capabilities

Pre-assembled offsite reducing environmental impact on site

Durability

Low maintenance construction

Design life of up to 100 years dependent on project type and location

Select from site-specific protective coatings

Designed to withstand harsh environmental impacts, including flooding

Australian Standards Compliant

Please contact us to discuss your specific needs.
Longreach™ can be installed to meet all required Australian Standards including:

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AS5100

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AS2156

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AS1428