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!
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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