Heatherwood Multiple Long Span Pedestrian Timber Bridge – Setauket, NY

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Bridging Community and Nature

The Heatherwood Golf & Villas Pedestrian Timber Bridge of Setauket, New York

The Heatherwood Spy Ring Golf Timber Pedestrian Bridge Project has connected this 55+ active community in the picturesque Long Island town of Setauket, New York. The Heatherwood Timber Pedestrian Bridge weaves together the fabric of a golf and villa community while embracing the surrounding beauty.


A Bridge of Unity and Togetherness

The Heatherwood Timber Pedestrian Bridge isn't just a physical structure; it embodies the essence of community living. Heatherwood Luxury Rentals had a vision to create a vibrant golf and villa community and needed a community feature, a timber bridge. This pedestrian bridge brings neighbors closer together, and fosters relationships and shared experiences with the beautiful landscapes.


  • Width:
  • 7’ 10” (7’6” Clear)
  • Length:
  • 90’
  • Height:
  • 10.25’ (from ground)
  • Capacity:
  • 90 PSF
  • Construction:
  • Ground Level
  • Span Type:
  • Multiple Long Span
  • Span Lengths:
  • (1) 50’ & (2) 20’
  • Material:
  • CCA/CA-C Treated SYP
    and Reinforced Polymeric

  • Foundation:
  • Treated Timber Piles
    (Acrylic Coated where

  • Stringers:
  • SYP Glulam Stringers (Oil
    Coated where exposed)

  • Pedestrian Deck System:
  • 1” Reinforced Polymeric

  • Hand Rail System:
  • Decero™ Wire Rope
    Design Series

  • Crossing:
  • Pond

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Craftsmanship that Resonates

Crafted meticulously with Southern Yellow Pine Glulams and Reinforced Polymeric Lumber, the Heatherwood Bridge has a contemporary design that seamlessly blends with the community. The warm hues of the oil-coated timber and the Cool Gray RPL harmonize perfectly with the changing seasons, mirroring the ebb and flow of life within the community it serves.


A Testament to Community Vision

The Heatherwood Timber Bridge is a tangible testament to the collective vision of a community that values connectedness. Its design, guided by YBC's Design Team, finessed a deep understanding of communal needs.


Beyond Timber: Building Bonds

The Heatherwood Timber Bridge is a conduit for shared moments and memories. As residents stroll across it becomes a natural gathering point— a place for chance encounters and deliberate meet-ups, fostering a sense of belonging that only a tight-knit community can offer.


Harmony with Nature

Amidst the greens and fairways of the golf course and the tranquil charm of the villa community, the Heatherwood Bridge bridges the gap between engineering and natural beauty. Its design speaks the language of the surrounding environment, making it a part of the landscape as much as the landscape is part of the community.


A Bridge to Tomorrow

The Heatherwood Timber Bridge isn't just a connection of wood and beams; it's a connection to the beautiful landscape. The pedestrian bridge stands as a reminder of unity and community ties. This bond grows stronger and the beauty of nature continues to be cherished.

In the realm of community architecture, the Heatherwood Timber Bridge stands as an exemplar—a structure that transcends its physical form to become a bridge of memories, laughter, and shared moments. It's a reminder that in a world where connections often seem ephemeral, there are bridges that stand the test of time, nurturing relationships and weaving the tapestry of life.

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Planning Resources

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*Resources above may not be exact to the specifications for this bridge, but reflect our current updated standards.

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