How to Build a Boardwalk Over Wetlands: Top Down Construction

Posted by Fritz Fromherz on April 28, 2020

Top down construction for wetland boardwalks Designers working on wetland boardwalks often ask similar questions at the beginning of the project: how can we simplify the permitting process and how can we provide access to the area without ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Construction, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance, Wetland Boardwalks

Boardwalk Fire Resistance Ratings: How Owners Can Avoid Disaster

Posted by Stephen Beach on September 26, 2019

In 2008, a bushfire started near Comet Bay College in Western Australia, engulfing a vegetation reserve that includes a PermaTrak boardwalk. Visitors were shocked to see that the boardwalk was still functional, and did not look to have ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

PermaTrak Featured Designer: Ruben Graciano

Posted by Jason Philbin on January 31, 2019

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges, and accomplishments. Our latest featured designer is Ruben ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

PermaTrak Featured Designer: Kara Beck

Posted by Jason Philbin on November 6, 2018

The PermaTrak featured designer article series showcases top performing landscape architects and engineers who discuss their design perspective, current projects, challenges, and accomplishments. Our latest featured designer is Kara Beck, ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

Featured Designer: Patrick Ptomey

Posted by Fritz Fromherz on August 2, 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 Patrick ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

Featured Designer: Jonathan Campbell

Posted by Fritz Fromherz on July 6, 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 Jonathan ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Design, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

Featured Designer: Keiji Asakura - Asakura Robinson

Posted by Jason Philbin on June 5, 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 Keiji ...

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Topics: News, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

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

Life Cycle Maintenance Costs: PermaTrak vs. Wood/Composite Decking

Posted by Carrie Parada on October 20, 2015

Specifying a Commercial Product for the Long Haul Without a life cycle maintenance analysis, how do you know if the product you specify makes for a smart investment? An investment takes into account the long-term implications of using the ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Materials, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance

Commercial Boardwalk Materials: An Honest Comparison [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Carrie Parada on August 10, 2015

When it comes to the big three commercial boardwalk materials (wood, composite decking and concrete), the competition is steep. We realize it can be difficult to find reliable information through the plethora of sales pitches, discussions ...

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Topics: Boardwalk Materials, Boardwalk Durability/Maintenance