Nature Bridges in the News

Nature Bridges completes pedestrian boardwalk at South Chickamauga Creek Greenway in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Nature Bridges (www.NatureBridges.com), the Award Winning boardwalk and timber bridge contractor, has completed a pedestrian boardwalk at the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway Trail in March of 2016. The South Chickamauga Creek Greenway project has been in the works since 1994. Organizations in Chattanooga have worked long and hard to acquire land easements in order to create this large system of parks and greenways. The new boardwalks overlook forested creek banks and the paved paths are perfect for biking along the scenic trail. The conveniently located trailheads make parking a breeze and provide easy access to the boat slips for a […]

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Nature Bridges wins the 2015 Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Eagle Award

Nature Bridges, one of the nation’s most prominent boardwalk and bridge builders, has won the Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Eagle Award. Monticello, FL October, 2015 – JD James, Inc. d/b/a Nature Bridges www.naturebridges.com, wins the 2015 Excellence in Construction Eagle Award from the North Florida Associated Builders and Contractors for the construction of a twelve-foot-wide asphalt trail that features three timber pedestrian bridges, a timber overlook platform, and a 270-foot free-span cable stay suspension bridge at George Pierce Park in Atlanta, Georgia. The ABC’s Excellence in Construction has become the premier competition within the construction industry that […]

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Cable Stayed Suspension Bridge at Ivy Creek Greenway Park

Nature Bridges, one of the nation’s prominent bridge builders completed construction of the free span cable suspension bridge at Ivy Creek Greenway Trail in Gwinnett County, GA. This beautiful and very functional trail system will be used by school groups that visit the Environmental and Heritage Center that connects with another nature trail through the Wayne Hill Water resources Center site. There are plans in the future to connect the greenway to an existing section at George Pierce Park to create seven miles of continuous biking and walking opportunities. Nature Bridges was contracted by Astra Group to construct a 12’ […]

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Pedestrian Timber Truss Bridge at Lafayette Heritage Park

Nature Bridges, the Award Winning boardwalk and timber bridge contractor, 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 users the […]

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Award winning Nature Bridges has completed this beautiful river house on the Ichetucknee River. Nature Bridges constructed 400 lf of 6’ wide elevated bridge.

Award winning Nature Bridges has completed this beautiful river house on the Ichetucknee River. Nature Bridges constructed 400 lf of 6’ wide elevated bridge. This project also includes a screened living area as well as a 10’ x 10’ riverside overlook with stairs leading down to a 10’ x 10’ swim platform. Nature Bridges used their top down construction method on this project. We use lightweight hydraulic impact and material handling equipment in combination with hand driven auger machines. Nature Bridges’ top down construction method means no heavy equipment is operating on the ground only workmen. Nature Bridges, located in […]

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Nature Bridges wins the 2011 Excellence in Construction Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors for the Construction of a multi-use trail system in Suwanee Georgia and George Pierce Park.

Tallahassee, FL – December, 2011 – JD James, Inc. d/b/a Nature Bridges www.naturebridges.com, wins the 2011 Excellence in Construction Merit Award from the Associated Builders and Contractors for the construction of a 2.7 mile multi-use trail system in Suwanee Georgia at George Pierce Park. The ABC’s Awards of Excellence Program has become the premier competition within the construction industry that recognizes outstanding construction projects across the nations. The 2011 Excellence in Construction award is presented on an bi-annual basis to contractors who excel in various types of construction projects. “Nature Bridges is proud to accept this prestigious award from the […]

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Nature Bridges, the award winning boardwalk and timber bridge contractor, completed a pedestrian boardwalk with observation deck at the prestigious College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia

Nature Bridges Completes Pedestrian Boardwalk at The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia Nature Bridges, the Award Winning boardwalk and timber bridge contractor, has completed a pedestrian boardwalk with observation deck at the prestigioius College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Tallahassee, FL, February 2011 – Nature Bridges ( www.NatureBridges.com ), Tallahassee, FL – February, 2011 – Nature Bridges ( www.naturebridges.com ), one of the nation’s prominent bridge builders, announced today that it has completed a pedestrian boardwalk at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. Rich in history, The College of William and Mary […]

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2 mile multi-use trail construction is under way in George Pierce Park, Suwannee, Georgia and includes 1 mile of concrete trail in addition to 1,800 lf of 12′ wide boardwalk.

Nature Bridges, one of the Nation’s most prominent boardwalk and bridge builders, has begun construction of a multi-use trail for Gwinnett County, Georgia. Tallahassee, FL – April 28, 2011 – JD James, Inc. d/b/a Nature Bridges www.naturebridges.com, announced today it has started construction of a multi-use-trail system at the George Pierce Park, in Suwannee, Georgia. JD James, Inc. was hired by Gwinnett County in Suwanee, Georgia as a General Contractor to connect the Suwannee Creek Greenway Trail to existing trails in George Pierce Park. The 1.02 million dollar project consists of approximately 1.75 miles of multi-use trails that includes one […]

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Nature Bridges Completes a Timber Pedestrian Bridge, Free Span Bridge, Wahoo Floating Dock System and Observation Overlooks at St. Petersburg College’s Habitat Park in Florida

Tallahassee, FL – October, 2010 – Award Winning, Nature Bridges, ( www.naturebridges.com ), one of the nation’s prominent timber bridge contractors, announced today that it has completed a pedestrian bridge, free span bridge system, observation decks and floating dock system at St. Petersburg College in Florida. After nearly 10 years of grant applications and extensive park planning, St. Petersburg College (SPC) has turned its dream of outdoor classroom learning to a reality. On August 31, 2010, SPC held its grand opening of Habitat Park, inviting students and residents of Seminole County to tour the newly constructed 40 acre park. Visitors […]

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Nature Bridges, the Award Winning Timber Bridge Contractor, Completes the Timber Pedestrian Bridge and Free Span Bridge at Reed Harvey Park for the City of Center Point, Alabama

Nature Bridges, the Award Winning Top Down Construction Bridge Builder, announced the completion of pedestrian and free span bridge systems in the City of Center Point, Alabama. Tallahassee, FL, September, 2010 – Nature Bridges ( www.NatureBridges.com ), specialists in timber bridges, announced today it has completed a boardwalk and free span bridge system in the City of Center Point, Alabama. Award winning Nature Bridges completes a system of stream and pond crossings that consist of a 570 foot long and 6 foot wide pedestrian boardwalk with handrails that connects a series of walking trails across a pond. Nature Bridges also […]

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