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published May 15, 2020

Hawaiian Island Trail Bridge Re-Opens Trail to Remote Community

by Brandon Weyant

The 3-mile long Kalaupapa Trail is the only access point in and out of the remote community of Kalaupapa on the Hawaiian island of Molokai. When a land-slide took out an old aluminum bridge, cutting off this access point, park officials looked to an FRP bridge for its light weight, corrosion resistance, and design flexibility.


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.


published Jul 1, 2005

Rail-Trail Maintenance & Operation

by Tim Poole with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (Northeast Regional Office)

In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.


posted Oct 24, 2019

Steel Trail Bridges on Shared-use Urban Pathways

by Stuart Macdonald

A variety of steel-frame commercial bridges along typical multiple-use trails.


posted Jul 8, 2019

Design a Trail to Last 100 Years

by Michael Osborne with Five Rivers MetroParks

The challenges of balancing ecological protection, physical management and social demands on natural surface hiking, equestrian, mountain biking and multi-use trails can be overwhelming. However, it IS possible to meet these challenges by designing sustainable trails that are created to last into the next century.


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Nature Bridges

Monticello, Florida

Nature Bridges is a leading bridge construction company that specializes in top down construction of bridges and pedestrian boardwalks through environmentally sensitive areas. As one of the nation’s leading bridge constr...


1586 Seven Bridges Rd, Monticello, Florida 32344
(850) 997-8585

Yakima Construction, Inc.

Medford, Oregon

Over 41 years experience in all phases of trail construction, consultation, design, and planning. Trail paving, bridges, boardwalks, and campgrounds.


1575 Skyview Dr, Medford, Oregon 97501
(541) 601-2730 • [email protected]

Wheeler Lumber, LLC

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Wheeler is committed to performance, producing solutions for your needs in prefabricated bridges for vehicles and pedestrians.


9531 W 78th St #100, Eden Prairie, Minnesota 55344
(800) 328-3986

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