Trail photo credits: J Morrison

Allegheny River Trail

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Use

Rails to Trails

Client

The Buncher Company

SIZE

Half Mile

COUNTY

Allegheny

PROJECT STATUS

Completed 2017

PROGRAM

The Allegheny Riverfront Trail in the Strip District of Pittsburgh is part of a larger multi-modal trail system collectively referred to as the 3 Rivers Heritage Trails. The portion of the trail between 11th and 16th Street contains an array of spatial segments: from asphalt adjacent monolithic poured concrete retainers, to exposed aggregate with pedestrian pockets containing site amenities. The proposed improvements pulls elements from each segment and overlaps material themes: Belgian block, lighting, and site amenities, thereby creating a harmonious trail experience. PVE services included:

  • Site Survey

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Civil Engineering

  • Lighting Layout

  • Preliminary and Final Land Development Plans

  • Utility Design and Coordination

  • Technical Specifications

  • Bid Documents