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: observation-platforms

Moore Park Boardwalk

The Moore Park boardwalk used the PermaTrak system for cost-effective, quick installation that minimized environmental impact.

Tags: Wetlands & Floodplain, Boardwalks, Observation Platforms, Lakes & Lagoons, Texas

Pikes Peak Summit Complex

Pikes Peak Summit Complex has 3 concrete crossings of various sizes, providing access for visitors while maintaining a low-maintenance boardwalk that withstands the harsh temperatures.

Tags: Boardwalks, Observation Platforms, Colorado

Kathryn Albertson Park

Two boardwalk structures that meander through pollinator gardens, allowing visitors to follow a designated pathway in Boise, ID.

Tags: Stream Crossings & Pedestrian Bridges, Observation Platforms, Lakes & Lagoons, Idaho

Louisiana Children's Museum

PermaTrak was selected to design a walkway and signature entrance to the museum, including an elliptical observation deck for visitors to view wildlife and plantings.

Tags: Wetlands & Floodplain, Stream Crossings & Pedestrian Bridges, Observation Platforms, Louisiana


Live Oak Park Boardwalk and Observation Pier

The Villages, an active adult retirement community in central Florida, wanted to construct an observation pier offering a view of the grasslands at Live Oak Park.

Tags: Observation Platforms, Florida

Judaculla Rock

Jackson County Parks and Rec. needed an observation deck to: prevent damage from foot traffic, enhance visitor experience, and appease the Judaculla giant.

Tags: North Carolina, Observation Platforms