Chateau Waters Senior Housing, Sartell, MN

Project Name: Chateau Waters Senior Housing

Products: Gravelpave2

Applications: Trail widening for fire lane / emergency access

City: Sartell

State/Province: Minnesota

Install Date: June 2016

Client: Chateau Waters

Install Size: 950 m2 (10,250 sq ft)

Address: 960 19th St South, Sartell, MN 56377

Designer:  N / A

Contractor: J.R. Ferche, Inc

Directions: 960 19th St South, Sartell, MN 56377

Photography:  Greg Halverson, Brock-White, June and Oct 2016

Summary: Grasspave2 was installed on both sides of a bituminous trail. Eight foot trails are not wide enough for emergency-access fire lanes. By incorporating Grasspave2 into the design, the owner has reduced the impervious surface coverage.

This photo, taken in October 2016, shows the completed installation with healthy grass growing on the Grasspave2 system.

Prior to Grasspave2 being installed, the asphalt trail was poured, and the area designated for widening was prepared.

 

Grasspave2 was rolled out and shaped by cutting.  Cutting can be done with heavy-duty scissors. However, in this case, a saw was used to speed up the process.

chateauWatersGP2-4Extra pieces of Grasspave2 were moved to conform to the final shape of the fire lane.

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Both sides of the asphalt trail were widened with Grasspave2.

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Sand being raked into the void-space of Grasspave2.

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Grasspave2 intersects a sidewalk.  Placing the Grasspave2 level to adjacent paving will reduce wear on both surfaces making for an easy walking/driving transition.

Grasspave2 was installed on both sides of a bituminous trail. Eight foot trails are not wide enough for emergency-access fire lanes. By incorporating Grasspave2 into the design, the owner has reduced the impervious surface coverage.