July 2010

Jul. 1, 2010  GHORBA Double Lake Project May 17-June 18


July 2010

2010

GHORBA Double Lake Project May 17-June 18

Posted by Ryan Spates in S&S Project Gallery on Jul. 1, 2010 - 10:46 am

After wrapping up some Spring season work projects, the intrepid Texas trail builders of S&S Trail Services kicked off the pre-Summer season by starting work on the Double Lake trail expansion. We were very excited to begin this project as it had been in the works for quite some time. Kevin Highfield with the Greater Houston Off-Road Bicycle Association (GHORBA) was instrumental in writing the RTPgrant to get the project funded, and Nick Gonzalez partnered with Kevin to oversee the project.

Because the expansion was estimated to be 11 miles in length and needed to be completed by October of 2010, S&S Trail Services decided to partner with Progressive Trail Design (PTD) from Arkansas to complete the project. We were familiar with company owner Nathan (Woody) Woodruff’s work because his team built the trail we had designed for the city of Sugarland a couple years ago, and we liked the type of work they did. PTD also joined the Professional Trail Builders Association the year after we were inducted, so we knew they were a reputable company and one we would feel comfortable sharing the Double Lake job with.

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