West Orange Trail and Bridge

From the start, Orange County and the RS&H design team realized the West Orange Trail and Bridge would provide a unique opportunity to spur redevelopment in downtown Apopka, Florida. With redevelopment in mind, we developed an aesthetic strategy that complements the nearby historical buildings and serves as a blueprint for future development. The design of the bridge reflects the neoclassical architecture of Apopka and highlights the city’s agricultural heritage through public art. Our team developed a stormwater collection system that uses an underground infiltration and rain gardens to treat surface water runoff in an environmentally friendly manner. The bridge has become the gateway to Apopka.

Project Details

Description Transportation
Urban Design & Public Spaces
Civic Identity
Location Orange County, FL
Client Orange County Department of Capital Projects


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