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Oakland Waterfront Showcases Machiche Hardwood Decking

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Feb 4, 2020 @ 04:02 AM

When planners were considering how to revitalize 64 acres of industrial waterfront in Oakland, they had some great ideas.  Since 2001, they have been working to plan, clean up and transform this formerly restricted area and open it to the public. They developed a master plan to beautify this section of the Bay waterfront that includes housing, stores, public parks, two renovated marinas and more.

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Topics: Machiche Decking, Marine Decking and Boardwalks

Ipe Hardwood Bridge Unites Providence

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Oct 29, 2019 @ 05:10 AM

The recently completed Providence Pedestrian Bridge is a welcoming and naturally beautiful marvel. The bridge features sustainably harvested Ipe hardwood decking. This tough decking is well known for its great looks, long durability and high performance. That’s why Ipe hardwood is the material of choice so many high pedestrian traffic areas including boardwalks and bridges.

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Topics: Marine Decking and Boardwalks, Ipe lumber

Ipe Boardwalk Graces Bolden Park Community

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Apr 16, 2019 @ 05:04 AM

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina – Bolden Park is the hub of this picture-perfect master planned community in Riverside. The entire development is thoughtfully prepared. It fits flawlessly into the rich natural landscape of the surrounding area. And at the heart of all is Bolden Lake with its beautiful Ipe hardwood boardwalk.

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Marine Decking and Boardwalks

Ipe Decking Featured on Providence Pedestrian Bridge

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 @ 05:03 AM

Providence, Rhode Island – On the south of the city, a spectacular renewal is underway. After they rerouted Interstate 195 through Providence, the former site along the Providence River became available for redevelopment. After years of planning, budgeting, design competitions and finally, construction, a pedestrian bridge is nearing completion. They selected Ipe hardwood decking for its strength, durability and natural beauty.

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Marine Decking and Boardwalks

Ipe Decking Stands the Test of Time on Florida Boardwalk

Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jan 22, 2019 @ 05:01 AM

The Audubon Society has protected Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary near Naples, Florida since 1905. This unique, pristine wilderness area dates back over 500 years. The 14,000-acre sanctuary provides protection for many rare and endangered species of flora and fauna in the western Everglades. For visitors to see, without damaging the habitat, they built a boardwalk here in 2003 using high-density Ipe hardwood. 

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Topics: Ipe Decking, Marine Decking and Boardwalks