'Regluing' Oregon State's Showcase for Mass Timber

timber wood texture

The project has turned out to be a complicated cautionary tale

September 17, 2018
Nadine M. Post - Engineering News-Record

The tally of how many defective cross-laminated timber panels need replacement on a $79-million college of forestry building under construction at Oregon State University is almost complete, nearly six months after two layers of a seven-layer CLT floor panel, 30 ft x 4 ft, came unglued and crashed 14 ft from the third to the second floor of the three-story building.

Ms. Post may be contacted at postn@enr.com



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