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TerraCross™ Bridge

Fully Engineered Solution for Easier Crossings

Sterling’s TerraCross™ bridge is an easy-to-deploy solution for crossing water, ditches, environmental hazards and more. Lightweight, portable design and a steel beam substructure allow for lifting and construction with a mid-size excavator or similar equipment. TerraCross™ enables faster, more efficient crossings while promoting safety and preventing contamination.

SPECS

TERRACROSS 40:

  • Weight Limit: 100 tons
  • Maximum Spanning Distance: 35′
  • Total Length: 40′
  • Matting: TerraLam® 500 bearing mats and TerraLam® 700 decking

TERRACROSS 56:

  • Weight Limit: 65 tons
  • Maximum Spanning Distance: 50′
  • Total Length: 56′
  • Matting: TerraLam® 500 bearing mats and TerraLam® 700 decking
Easy Delivery 

TerraCross 40 has the ability to be shipped to your site on one truck, and the TerraCross 56 ships on two trucks. Both bridges are installed with equipment that is already placing mats on the ROW. The TerraCross 56 may need additional equipment or larger excavators. This unique bridging system can be rapidly set up to help save you time and money.

TerraCross FAQs

  • TerraCross 40 has a maximum clear span of 35’ and weight capacity of 100 tons.
  • TerraCross 56 has a maximum clear span of 50’ and weight capacity of 65 tons.

Prior to deploying the unit to your site, our quality assurance team uses a 26-point inspection to ensure it is field ready.

In addition to providing a safer solution to creek, ditch or ravine crossings, the TerraCross Bridge can be utilized as an airbridge when crossing underground pipeline with heavy equipment.

Yes. OSHA-compliant handrails are pinned to the bridge.

Due to the critical importance of proper installation, it is recommended that the TerraCross system be installed by a Sterling field operations team. If you want your crew to install the TerraCross bridge, a Sterling site advisor must be on site to supervise the installation and breakdown.

All sites must be reviewed and/or inspected by trained Sterling personnel prior to rental agreement.

The TerraCross Bridging system is easily installed with standard equipment used to create temporary access roads like excavators and front-end loaders.

Depending on the soil conditions and grade change, additional bearing components, soil testing, and/or site preparation may be required. These conditions will be identified during the site review and inspection.

The strength and integrity of the TerraCross design are based on the engineering properties of the TerraLam mat, therefore, it is an integral component of the TerraCross system relative to both the bearing surface and the main travel deck. Installing TerraLam with other mats will compromise the safety of the unit.

Installation time depends on several factors, such as site access, soil conditions, and geography. Under ideal installation conditions, the complete system can be installed in as little as two hours to less than one full day.

All components of the TerraCross 40 can be shipped on a single standard flat bed. The TerraCross 56 will ship on two standard flatbeds.

TerraCross is only available for rent at this time, with a minimum rental duration. Your Sterling Account Manager will work with you to ensure we are meeting your site access needs.

The TerraCross system is an engineered and certified product. Your Sterling Account Manager can provide proof of certification as needed prior to installation.

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