Jason Philbin

Recent Posts

Celebrating 10 Years of PermaTrak Projects

Posted by Jason Philbin on August 27, 2020

It’s hard to believe, but PermaTrak installed its first project 10 years ago! Since then, we’ve added over 300 maintenance-free precast concrete boardwalk installations across the United States and Canada. We recently visited a couple of ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

PermaTrak Welcomes Back Carrie Parada as Inside Project Coordinator

Posted by Jason Philbin on August 26, 2020

The PermaTrak team is glad to welcome Carrie Parada back into the fold as Inside Project Coordinator. In her new role, she will be working with our sales team to help develop and specify PermaTrak projects. She previously worked with ...

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Topics: News

Connecting Charlotte's Residents on the Cross Charlotte Trail

Posted by Jason Philbin on August 18, 2020

Like many mid-size cities, Charlotte, North Carolina has faced unprecedented growth in recent years. According to CharlotteFuture.com, starting in 2014, as part of a Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), Charlotte residents approved ...

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Topics: Multi Use Trails and Greenways, Boardwalk Construction

John Pyle Named Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Posted by Jason Philbin on July 28, 2020

We’re excited to announce that John Pyle has been named Vice President of Sales and Marketing. John joined the PermaTrak team in February 2019 as Regional Sales Manager, where he’s worked closely with many clients across the country to ...

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Topics: News

PermaTrak Announces Two New Precast Concrete Tread Textures

Posted by Jason Philbin on May 21, 2020

PermaTrak is happy to announce two new precast concrete standard tread textures, BeachSand and BeachWood.

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, News

PermaTrak Welcomes Nina Yordanova as Structural Engineer

Posted by Jason Philbin on April 27, 2020

We’re excited to announce that we’ve added a new member to the PermaTrak team—please join us in welcoming Nina Yordanova, our newest Structural Engineer.

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Topics: News

Designing Your Next Wetland Boardwalk: Top 4 Considerations

Posted by Jason Philbin on February 20, 2020

If you’re working on a trail project in a wetland area, you have two options for your design: reroute the trail for a longer path or go through the wetland with a boardwalk. Wetland boardwalks can be tricky, especially with permitting ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Wetland Boardwalks

New Jersey Proposes New Funding Source for Boardwalks

Posted by Jason Philbin on January 15, 2020

New Jersey recently proposed a measure that could greatly affect how boardwalks are maintained and funded in the state. In this measure, state legislators proposed that boardwalks should be included in New Jersey’s definition of “public ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, News

Can I Design a PermaTrak Boardwalk With a Cantilever?

Posted by Jason Philbin on December 12, 2019

Cantilevers are worked into the design of a boardwalk system when the landscape architect, civil engineer, or owner wants to get the end user closer to something, such as a scenic view, a body of water, or a point of interest. There are ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design

Joseph Wilkins Joins PermaTrak as National Contract Manufacturing Manager

Posted by Jason Philbin on November 20, 2019

Our team continues to grow with the exciting addition of Joseph Wilkins, who recently joined PermaTrak as our National Contract Manufacturing Manager. In his role, Joseph will be working closely with our manufacturing partners to promote ...

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