Acrow Bridge Issues Expanded American Engineering Units Handbook for Flagship 700XS Modular Bridging System

5th Edition includes additional details and information on leading global bridge product

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – 07 July 2016 – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, today announced the release of The Acrow American Engineering unit Handbook-5th Edition, which reflects improvements recently made to the Acrow 700XS Modular Bridging System. The handbook is intended to explain the design characteristics and requirements of ordering and installing an Acrow 700XS Bridge. All dimensions and other design factors are expressed in American engineering units.

Acrow bridging systems are designed and engineered to carry highway and pedestrian loadings as specified by the American AASHTO bridge design code, and comply with most national standards, including Euro, British, and Canadian, as well as Military Tri-Lateral specifications. Acrow components are made entirely from steel and include a hot dipped galvanized finish to ensure excellent weathering capability for an estimated minimum life of 75 years. The bridges are assembled using only pins and bolts, requiring no site welding. All components are100% reusable.
“Acrow’s modular steel technology platform is being constantly improved and enhanced,” said Bill Killeen, President and CEO of Acrow Bridge. “Our 700XS panels, established worldwide as a leading bridge product, are available for permanent, temporary and emergency applications, and can be engineered to even the most difficult access situations, using only high quality, high strength steel from ISO-certified mills in the United States.”

For sales information about the Acrow 700XS Bridge and access to a link to download a PDF version of the new handbook please contact Phil Lopes at 973/244-0080 or email

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Acrow Bridge has been serving the transportation and construction industries for more than 60 years with a full line of modular steel bridging solutions for vehicle, rail, vessel, military and pedestrian use. Acrow’s extensive international presence includes its leadership in the development and implementation of bridge infrastructure projects in over 80 countries, covering Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, please visit