Gravelpave2 – Trail Reinforcement – Garden of the Gods – Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Prior to installation, horses would rut the trail and rain would erode away the soil causing large, dangerous trenches

 

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Shaping the Gravelpave2 rolls to fit the curves and hills. Gravelpave2 was pinned down using eight inch anchors and washers (provided with the order).

 

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Shaping the Gravelpave2 rolls to fit the curves and hills. Gravelpave2 was pinned down using eight inch anchors and washers (provided with the order).

 

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Trenches filled and smoothed. Base course installation was not needed in this case since the existing rocky/sandy soil was optimal for support.

 

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Compacting the site soil into the rings.

 

Project Name:
Garden of the Gods

Location:
Colorado Springs, CO

Product Used:
Gravelpave2

Application:
Trail Reinforcement

Install Date:
January and May 2000

Install Size:
190 m2 (2045 sf)
and 500 m2 ( 5382 sf)

Client:
Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Dept.

Designer:
City of Colorado Springs Parks and Recreation Dept.

Contractor:
Invisible Structures, Inc.

Summary:
Commercial horse trail through beautiful park. Gravelpave2 was used to stabilize eroding loose soils and maintain the natural appearance of the trails. A 7% sandstone colored cement was added to 3/16” sharp gravel, compacted into the rings, misted with water, let set for 48 hours to cure, and finally top dressed with site soils.