Landscape Architect & Specifier News

AUG 2013

LASN is a photographically oriented, professional journal featuring topics of concern and state-of-the-art projects designed or influenced by registered Landscape Architects.

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28th/31st (Continued from page 72) Above & Below LED lighting was specified for the overpass fence railing and the bus shelter, which was designed and fabricated by RDG Planning and Design. the bridge fencing to symbolically tie the communities back together. Green street aspects of stormwater are incorporated through the design with street side linear bioretention areas and bioswales in the medians that run the length of the project. Curb cuts and dissipators direct stormwater to the bioswales, which infiltrate the runoff through the use of primarily native plants and grasses. The bridge grades required the use of stepped weirs within the bioretention areas, allowing the stormwater to gradually infiltrate as it steps down the slope to the street level. This project required great coordination and cooperation between adjacent landowners, stakeholders, the design and 74 Landscape Architect and Specifier News (Continued on page 76)

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