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posted Jul 24, 2018

FAQ: Vegetation under boardwalks

by American Trails Staff

Avoiding plant growth

categories: bridges
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Slippery boardwalks and bridges

by American Trails Staff

Recommendations for anti-slip on wood surfaces.

categories: bridges
tags: faq, maintenance, bridges, preservation, surfaces

posted Feb 6, 2018

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.

categories: bridges
tags: management and operation, safety, surfaces, signs, bridges, drainage, trailheads, interpretation

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.

categories: bridges
tags: photo gallery, bridges, urban 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.

categories: bridges
tags: bridges, construction, volunteers, natural surface

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E.T. Techtonics

ET Techtonics supplies fiberglass pedestrian bridges to national, state, and local trail and park systems nationwide, as well as to commercial and private clients.


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Michael D Shields Consulting

Technical consulting and training in trail design, layout, construction, maintenance, and the related fields of terrain dynamics, rock and soil mechanics, bridge design, backcountry rigging, trail contracting, controlled...


Palmer, Alaska
907-746-2515 • [email protected]

Excel Bridge Manufacturing CO.

Excel Bridge is certified bridge construction company by the American Institute for Steel Construction for Major Complex Bridges, Sophisticated Painting and Fracture Critical.




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