"...Recognizing the need for a durable boardwalk through the floodplain that could meet the 10,000 lb design load, Mecklenburg County chose to use a new local product, PermaTrak. A textured surface was integrated into the boardwalk to improve its slip resistance. Finally, thanks to contractor J.D Goodrum
, the elevated greenway connector was opened in November 2012. Greenway enthusiasts from skateboarders to dog walkers were quick to begin using their new elevated greenway connector."