Gyro Trac, Inc is helping to clear a major portion of land for a park in the Summerville Area
GyroTrac contributed a major amount of the work to clear approximately 1.8 miles of the trail system. Phase I of the park should be complete by mid-September 2011.
- (1888PressRelease) August 02, 2011 - The park is a passive, low impact park with 2.4 miles of walking trails. The trails skirt the abundant wetlands acreage on the site and run along both sides of a tidal canal within the park boundary. There is a parking area at the intersection of Bacon's Bridge Road and Ashley River Road with parking for over 50 vehicles. The parking area is a pervious surface to minimize stormwater quality impacts. There are 2 covered picnic shelters as well as a covered and screened outdoor classroom with tables and seating for 24 persons in each.
Phase II of the park with include an additional parking area along Bacon's Bridge road near the Ashley River as well as a launch ramp for small watercraft and fishing piers/walkways along the riverfront. A portion of the trails and a walkway bridge were constructed by students from the National Honor Society at Ashley Ridge High School. Some of the materials for this work were donated by SCANA Corporation. GyroTrac contributed a major amount of the work to clear approximately 1.8 miles of the trail system. Phase I of the park should be complete by mid-September 2011.