Carrie Parada

Carrie Parada
Carrie joined the PermaTrak team in early 2015 as a Technical Sales Consultant, following previous positions with CONTECH as a bridge project engineer and with her family as a do-it-all stay-at-home mother of 3 boys. Carrie’s hobbies include Crossfit, running, coaching her boys in baseball and basketball, and beating her boys in baseball and basketball whenever they get too cocky!
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Recent Posts

Boardwalk Construction Estimates: How Much Does a Boardwalk Cost?

Posted by Carrie Parada on October 18, 2017

Commercial Boardwalk Cost Estimates: PermaTrak  The most popular questions we receive during trade shows, lunch presentations or an individual meeting are:  “How much does this boardwalk system cost?” and “What is a rough boardwalk cost ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Construction, Boardwalk Cost

Pedestrian Bridge Design: Truss Bridge or Boardwalk System?

Posted by Carrie Parada on September 19, 2017

Truss Bridge vs. Boardwalk System for Your Pedestrian Bridge Project When designing a pedestrian bridge that crosses a wetland, creek, or stream, designers are faced with a choice—should you specify a truss bridge or a boardwalk system? ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Design

2014 Fire at Flight 93 Memorial - Combustible Decking Materials

Posted by Carrie Parada on June 28, 2017

There is a huge range of materials up for consideration when selecting a boardwalk or pedestrian bridge product, and a host of factors can influence the decision on what type of material to use—aesthetic appeal, longevity, and cost are ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Materials

Featured Designer: Chris Moon, SWT Design – St. Louis, MO

Posted by Carrie Parada on March 21, 2017

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month's featured designer is Chris Moon ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

Johnny Carson Park Remodel Includes PermaTrak Observation Platforms

Posted by Carrie Parada on February 6, 2017

PermaTrak Observation Decks Included in Johnny Carson Park Revitalization (Burbank, CA) Note: Segments of this article were re-published with permission from AHBE Landscape Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architect’s ...

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Topics: News, Sustainability/Environmentally Friendly

Walkovers & Boardwalks on the Beach - Florida DEP Guidelines

Posted by Carrie Parada on December 8, 2016

Boardwalks on the Beach and Beach Walkovers in Florida: Permitting, Florida DEP, and Design Many of us have traveled to Florida with friends or family to enjoy the hundreds of miles of beaches the state has to offer. The tourism industry ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

PermaTrak Boardwalk Installed at Adams Park – Atlanta, GA

Posted by Carrie Parada on November 21, 2016

Adams Park in Atlanta, GA - PermaTrak Boardwalk Installation The recently finished PermaTrak boardwalk at Adams Park completes a quarter mile long walking trail at the historical 32-acre regional park in Southwest Atlanta. The 6 ft. 6 in. ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News

Featured Designer: Michael Henn, PLA of LANDology in Texas (Oct 2016)

Posted by Carrie Parada on October 11, 2016

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month’s featured designer is Michael ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Sustainability/Environmentally Friendly

Multi Use Boardwalk Construction at Atwood Lake Park, OH

Posted by Carrie Parada on August 16, 2016

Boardwalk Construction at Atwood Lake Park, Ohio PermaTrak concrete boardwalk construction on the northern point of Atwood Lake in Ohio is nearing completion. The multi use boardwalk bridges a segment of the lake, connecting the trail to ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Construction

Featured Designer: Britt Storck, ASLA, PLA (August 2016)

Posted by Carrie Parada on August 10, 2016

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges and accomplishments. This month's featured designer is Brittain ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, News