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The new walkway is to allow visitors at the Southeastern Raptor Center have a better and safer view of birds of prey.

According to a news release from Auburn University, "The walkway is behind the bird mews at the Southeastern Raptor Center, a division of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University. Students in a Structures III class taught by Michael Hein, a professor in the McWhorter School of Building Science, working with Auburn Facilities Division and private contractors, prepared the site and placed the more than 300 linear feet of pervious concrete – a material that supports load while it allows water to pass through and reduces the environmental effects of storm water runoff."

The walkway is being replaced because the gravel has caused issue for the elderly, those with strollers and those who are disabled.

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