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!

Project Profiles in: coastal

Galveston Island State Park Dune Crossing

Designers needed boardwalks that would allow tourists at Galveston Island State Park to reach the gulf, walk along the coast, and experience the park without pedestrians causing erosion and destroying the beach’s historic sand dunes.

Tags: Boardwalks, Coastal, Texas


A series of four precast concrete boardwalk structures connect the east and west sides of Live Oak Point in Charlotte County, FL.

Tags: Coastal, Florida

Van Wezel Performing Arts Center Observation Piers

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, set on Sarasota’s picturesque bay front attracts locals and tourists to enjoy music, dance, theater, and comedy.

Tags: Coastal, Florida

Jupiter Inlet Boardwalk

Jupiter Beach Park sits on the Atlantic Ocean in beautiful Palm Beach County, FL, featuring a large jetty where inlet fishing is available 24 hours a day.

Tags: Coastal, Florida


Osprey Harbor Village

A coastal observation deck would give villa owners water access and an area to relax, but traditional boardwalk materials would deteriorate over time.

Tags: Coastal, Florida