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published Aug 17, 2018

Art Along Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

A photo gallery of murals, sculptures, decorative paving, and memorials.


published Jan 23, 2019

FAQ: Do the low stream crossings for trails and greenways conform to accessibility guidelines?

by American Trails Staff

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.


published Aug 17, 2018

Low water stream crossings for trails and greenways

by Stuart Macdonald

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.


published Jun 1, 2007

A Tale of a Trail: Boardwalks for Woodinville

Developing a trails plan for Rotary Community Park/Little Bear Creek that includes boardwalks through environmentally sensitive area.


published Oct 7, 2011

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth


published Dec 31, 2015

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.


posted May 30, 2018

Forest Trails in Ohio Recover from Winter Floods

The closing of these trails and subsequent impacts to the local economy was a revelation to many in the community and the Forest Service.


posted Feb 12, 2018

Building Urban Trails in Difficult Places

This session will review alignment strategies, structural systems, and techniques for solving these problems and building quality trails case study examples ranging from pre-fabricated products to custom designs. The presentation will benefit all levels of expertise from novice to experts as well providing tools to lay trail advocates in making the case to build a project in their community.


posted Jan 16, 2018

Nebraska: Lynn Lightner

Lightner is a retired construction engineer and re-designed plans for 12 bridges on the Homestead Recreational Trail.


posted Dec 29, 2017

Boardman Bridge - Idaho

The Boardman Bridge, located in the Sawtooth National Forest, was closed in 2012 due to failing piers. Multiple agencies contributed on the installation of a new bridge.


Results from the Business Directory


Rock Solid Trail Contracting

Copper Harbor, Michigan

Rock Solid Trail Contracting specialized in Flow based trails and can build all levels to suit local needs.


PO Box 139, Copper Harbor, Michigan 49918
(906) 231-7419 • [email protected]

SPONSORED

E.T. Techtonics

Alum Bank, Pennsylvania

E.T. Techtonics, a Creative Pultrusions Product Line, supplies fiberglass pedestrian bridges to national, state, and local trail and park systems nationwide, as well as to commercial and private clients.


214 Industrial Lane, Alum Bank, Pennsylvania 15521
(814) 839-4186

Terra Firma Trails LLC

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Skilled in all aspects of quality multi-use trail construction.


1630 Cheyenne Blvd., Colorado Springs, Colorado 80906
(410) 708-5711 • [email protected]

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