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SUNY Albany Permeable Paving 1

Permeable Paving at SUNY Albany in Albany CountyDescription

This permeable paving is an example of green infrastructure in a institutional setting. It was constructed using decorative porous pavers in pedestrian gathering areas/nodes to enhance stormwater infiltration potential.

Site Location

  • Site Address: Campus of the State University of New York at Albany (SUNYA) - Western Avenue
  • Town: Albany
  • County: Albany
  • Land Use of Site: College Campus
  • Can Site be visited?: Yes
  • Location on Site: Southern portion of loop road near athletic fields, directly across from Western Avenue entrance.

Practice Information Details

  • Intent of Design: Reduce impacts from impervious surfaces.
  • Stormwater Management Capacity: Unknown
  • Year of Installation: 2007
  • Plant Material Used: NA
  • Annual Operational and Maintenance: None
  • Required Zoning Change or Special Permit: None

Design Construction and Maintenance Information

  • Designed by: The Chazen Companies
  • Cost of Design: $625,000 (entire plan design cost, see also dry swale; permeable paving - running path)
  • Installed by: HMA Contracting
  • Maintained by: SUNY Albany

Contact for Additional Site Information:

The Chazen Companies
Craig Tripp, RLA
Senior LA
(518) 273-0055