Lady Bird Lake Trail Boardwalk ExpansionPresentation Transcript
BOARDWALK TRAIL AT LADY BIRD LAKE TEXAS TRAILS AND ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION CONFERENCE 2/3/2012CITY OF AUSTINPUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT Austin’s Groundbreaking Team Your Department with a Heart!
Agenda1. Orientation2. Project Summary3. Design Standards4. Sections of the Trail5. Shade Structures6. Restrooms7. Recent Revisions8. Benefit/Cost Analysis9. Questions Your Department with a Heart!
THE BUTLER TRAIL AT LADY BIRD LAKE• Sample Text - Sample Text • Sample Text Your Department with a Heart!
PROJECT SUMMARY• Objective – Safe, attractive, multi-use trail link• Timeline • City design began 8/08 w/public input • Preliminary alignment approved by Council 3/09 • Final design and permitting currently underway • Bidding to start 12/26/11 • Construction to begin in 2012; completed late 2013• A joint effort of Parks and Recreation and Public WorksDepartments• Construction funding from 2010 Mobility Bond and TheTrail Foundation
DESIGN STANDARDS• Current Trail Conditions • Various widths 8’-20’ • Not continuous - gaps• Dividing Line • A mixed-use trail with mixed traffic • Prescribed width• Connecting East and West Austin• Detour Placement
KIT OF PARTS• 20’ long x 14’ wide deck section on 24” dia.• Concrete piers & steel structure• Textured and integrally colored concrete deck• Galvanized handrail & lighting• Etched centerline
SKYLINE SEGMENT Your Department with a Heart!
WEST END OF THE BOARDWALK TRAIL
BOARDWALK FROM IH-35
EAST END OF THE BOARDWALK TRAIL
BOARDWALK AT BREAKERS WEST TOWARDS IH-35
BIRD’S EYE VIEW AT THE BREAKERS
LAKESHORE PLAZA – PLAN VIEW
RESTROOM AT LAKESHORE
KEY DESIGN IMPROVEMENTS• LED lighting in handrail• Dashed centerline divider and regulatory signs• Accessible parking nearby• TTF Recognition panels at Lakeshore landscape feature
NEXT STEPS• Final permit review• Bid/Award• Construction• Forecast Usage