National Center for
Wood Transportation Structures
Glulam Timber Arch Bridge, Allegany County, NY
The mission of the National Center for Wood Transportation Structures (NCWTS) is to bring together academia, government, and industry to efficiently complete research, demonstration, and education that result in durable, cost-effective wood transportation structures to improve the transportation infrastructure of America and the world.
The NCWTS is a center at the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University and is maintained in partnership with the US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, the Federal Highway Administration, and the National Park Service.