Wicket gates are movable dams that can be raised and lowered during low water conditions. These gates have been constructed using wood and steel for over a century. Recently the Army Corps of Engineers installed FRP wicket gates in the Illinois River to demonstrate the strength and longevity benefits of FRP over traditional materials.
Significant cost savings over lifetime
Lightweight for easier installation and operation
Designed to fit with existing interfaces
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FiberGUARD’s FRP material makes it especially suited to waterfront infrastructure applications that require corrosion resistant, long lasting, high strength, and virtually maintenance free products.