The NCWTS is an information resource center at the Institute for Transportation, at Iowa State University.

Travis K. Hosteng, Co-Director
Bridge Research Specialist
Bridge Engineering Center
InTrans - Iowa State University

and

James P. Wacker, Co-Director
Research Engineer
Forest Products Laboratory - USDA Forest Service

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National Center for
Wood Transportation Structures

 

Glulam Timber Arch Bridge, Allegany County, NY

Glulam Timber Arch Bridge, Allegany County, NY

Mission

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.

Forest Products Laboratory Iowa State University Federal Highway Administration National Parks Service