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Traffic Free Paths

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Cawder !Warren Truss! Bridge
Previous footbridge was closed following a structural inspection, and subsequently determined to be beyond economic repair.

Cycle Path Surface Options (Sustrans Technical Information Note 8)
Detailed guidance about standard default bound surface options – dense bitumen macadam or hot rolled asphalt, and alternative unbound, semi-bound and bound surface options for traffic free paths. The alternative surface options are considered where the standard options are not suitable.

Making traffic free paths more accessible - Sustrans Routes for People Information Sheet FF42
This information sheet is aimed at path providers - local authorities etc. It aims to give advice on how to improve accessibility for people with disabilities.

TDP Netlon® Netpave® 50 (TDP Porous Paving System Case Study based on a Sustrans Connect2 Project)
A case study demonstrating Netlon® Netpave® 50 porous paving system, as a preferred surfacing solution, to create a new Sustrans Connect2 traffic free shared use path surface along 2.2 kilometers of seafront between Bexhill - Hastings in East Sussex.

The Interface Between Highways and Greenways - Sustrans Information Sheet FF43
Information sheet looking at the interface between traffic free paths and the public highway.

Ways for Wildlife - Sustrans Routes for People Information Sheet FF02
Information sheet describing how traffic free paths can benefit biodiversity.

Links


Making Ways for the Bicycle (Sustrans)
A definitive guide to the construction of traffic-free, off-road paths. It has now been superseded by the National Cycle Network Guidelines and Practical Details and the Connect 2 Greenway Design Guide. However, it is still very valuable information resource.

Shared Use Paths in Scotland - Guidance on Promoting, Developing and Managing Paths for Responsible Shared Use (Paths for All and Scottish Natural Heritage)
This guidance focuses on the promotion, development and management of paths in ways which enable, encourage and sustain active travel, recreation and enjoyment, by walkers, cyclists, horse riders, people with disabilities and other non-motorised users, and in ways which encourage respect for the environment and other path users.

Case Studies


Cawder 'Warren Truss' Bridge
Previous footbridge was closed following a structural inspection, and subsequently determined to be beyond economic repair.

Dorrator 'Steel Truss' Bridge
The project involved the replacement of a 100 year old Harper "swing bridge".


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