Nature Bridges Blog

Rookery Bay

Nature Bridges was contracted to build a 10’ x 400’ wooden and fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) pedestrian bridge system with a 10’ x 77’ FPR free-span bridge. This FPR free-span bridge was the first of its kind to be installed in the state of Florida and is able to withstand sustainable winds up to 140 mph. To help minimize impact on vessel navigation through Henderson Creek, Nature Bridges first assembled, then installed the fiberglass free span bridge approximately 15 feet above water level. The new pedestrian bridge system connects the second floor of the Learning Center to a planned 1.5-mile […]

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Southfork Peachtree Creek Trail

The South Fork Peachtree Creek Trail is a one mile long, twelve-foot-wide trail system that connects Spring Creek Road, via crosswalk across North Druid Hills Road, to the well-used Mason Mill-to-Medlock Trail. The trail consists mainly of boardwalk, with some sections up to 20 feet above ground, through tree canopies creating a scenic walk through the trees and above South Peachtree Creek. Along the way there are overlooks and trail connections with plenty of wildlife viewing through the thick wooded area, allowing residents a break from heavy traffic and city life. Learn more about our pedestrian bridges […]

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Salinas Park

As a company dedicated to sustaining the natural beauty of our environment, we were honored to lend a hand to the restoration of Salinas Park in Cape San Blas, a town that felt the devastating effects of Hurricane Michael. Nature Bridges built a 10 ft wide x 1,300 ft long elevated timber boardwalks and, 6ft wide x 210 ft long boardwalk with observation platforms, a bike repair station, pickleball courts, and a playground with shade pavilions at this spot along the bay. Learn more about our pedestrian bridges […]

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Neabsco Creek Boardwalk

Our team had the honor of building the Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, constructed along the Potomac River in Woodbridge, Virginia. As the newest segment of the 700-mile Potomac Heritage Scenic Trail, this wetland trail system connects neighborhoods, schools, and other attractions by creating a newly designated regional park with the connective boardwalk as its uniting centerpiece. Neabsco Creek Boardwalk is 10’ wide and 3,300’ long, with a two-level observation deck, a single-level observation deck, and three overlooks. It is constructed from timber-glulam beams and black locust lumber, ensuring durability and sustainability. The environmentally-friendly design and top-down construction method allow the public […]

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New Smyrna Dunes Park

Nature Bridges was contracted to construct the much-needed new boardwalks at New Smyrna Dunes Park in Volusia County, Florida. The project consisted of construction of approximately 10,700 linear feet of an eight (8) foot clear width multi-use pedestrian boardwalk both top down and typical, ramps, steps, single and 2 story overlooks, as well as dune walkovers. This park is located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the Atlantic coast, and we were proud to build a place that beach goers can appreciate this natural landscape without disturbing the delicate dune habitat. Learn more about our Pavilions, Gazebos, and […]

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Fort Gordon Golf Course

The completed project consists of three free-span golf course bridges in various locations throughout the Gordon Lakes Golf Course. The bridges measure from 40’ to 62’ in length. All three bridges are constructed with glue lam free-span girters with 4 x 12 timber decking. The exposed faces of the glue lams are flagstone façade to give the beautiful appearance of stone bridges. These golf course bridges create appealing landscapes with long-lasting practicality for any environment. Learn more about our Golf Cart and Course Bridges […]

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Pier Park

Located in the center of Panama City Beach Florida, Pier Park is a Simon “Signature Project” serving as the premier shopping destination for the Panama City market and the entire Emerald Coast. During construction, Nature Bridges constructed over 12,000 feet of trellis systems, decorative rafter tails, wooden struts and steel wall brackets. The wood trellises added a beautiful decorative touch to the lifestyle center. Learn more about our Trellises, Trellis Structures and Garden Shelters […]

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Lafayette Heritage Trail

Nature Bridges, the Award Winning timber bridge contractor and beach boardwalk builder, completed a free-span pedestrian railroad overpass, pedestrian timber truss bridge, and boardwalks at beautiful Lafayette Heritage Park in Tallahassee, FL. The canopy system was completed on December 9, 2013, taking 7 months to complete. Nature Bridges designed and constructed a 10’ wide x 133’ long steel free-span railroad pedestrian overpass with 715 total lineal feet of pedestrian truss bridge approaches. Nature Bridges used its top down construction method to build the wooden pedestrian boardwalk bridges that meander through the tops of 200-year-old Live Oaks. This canopy trail gives […]

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