Monthly Archives: April 2022

Letting the Soil Settle

Some of Garver Path was constructed in 2021 and was open for users in the fall.  The connection to Milwaukee Street remained closed over the winter. This area is wetland surrounded by highly compressible, spongy soils.  Leaving this closed provides time for soil compression at the bridge approaches.  Paving will happen this spring, and the […]

You Asked! We Listened!

Garver Path had several unique components. An interesting alteration to the initial concept arose from public engagement. The path location was moved from an open grassed area to Starkweather Drive, a low volume roadway. Starkweather Drive was reconstructed to a one-way road with grassed terrace and path, all within the former roadway footprint. This reduced […]