How to Use the Forest Service Standard Trail Plans and Specifications

Speeding Up the Process

Standard Trail Plans and Specifications.


Presenter: James “Scott” Groenier, Project Leader – National Technology and Development Program, USDA Forest Service

The USDA Forest Service, in cooperation with FHWA Recreational Trails Program, has updated and expanded their Standard Trail Plans and Specifications to assist with the design and assembly of trail construction plan packages. They include standard plans for trails and trail bridges, standard specifications for construction of trails and trail bridges on Forest Service projects, and standard pay items.

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