PermaTrak Project Profiles: Concrete Boardwalks and Pedestrian Bridges

Since its introduction to the US and Canada in 2010, landscape architects and engineers have designed commercial projects using the PermaTrak concrete boardwalk system for various types of applications: fishing piers, urban walkways over sensitive tree roots, pedestrian bridges, elevated greenways, wetland boardwalks and more. The project profiles below share specific boardwalk design and construction challenges. Enjoy!

Hurricane Creek

Lose & Associates evaluated several pedestrian bridge types for the Hurricane Creek Greenway, searching for a long-term, quick-to-install structure.

Tags: Stream Crossings & Pedestrian Bridges, Tennessee

Glastonbury Multi-Use Trail

A safe and durable boardwalk section was needed to extend a new multi-use path through a protected wetland area in Glastonbury, CT.

Tags: Boardwalks, Connecticut

Beckett Park

Beckett Park gives visitors an extensive trail system that provides ample space to walk, run, fish or bike.

Tags: Wetlands & Floodplain, Ohio

Mellow Mushroom Restaurant

Elevated walkway designed to handle years of use from commercial equipment while protecting Hilton Head's signature trees.

Tags: Boardwalks, South Carolina