20 December 2010

Bridges news roundup

Art, engineering intersect in Carnegie exhibit
Pittsburgh exhibition covers Candela, Maillart, Menn, Isler and Ammann.

Iconic landmark could have been so different
Brunel's dad proposed two -span solution for Clifton Suspension Bridge

I-195 pedestrian bridge design winner selected, will put café at water level
Buro Happold and inForm win Providence pedestrian bridge design contest. The winning entry (pictured) is a composite steel-and-timber bridge incorporating bowstring and triangulated timber trusses.

Bridge over the Sava shall be world attraction
Cable-stayed bridge proposed in Belgrade.

Tay Road Bridge protection work gets green light
£19m to be spend defending Dundee bridge against ship collision.

160-year-old Berwick bridge lit up two weeks late
Snow delays illumination of Stephenson's bridge.

Skateboarding on top of a Valencia bridge
Calatrava's La Peineta (a.k.a. Exhibition Bridge, built in 1995) offers two ways to get across.

Crowd gets look at Scottsdale's Soleri Bridge
Plug-ugly cable-stay bridge wins plenty of praise.

1 comment:

Always Civil said...

I can't wait to see the Providence River pedestrian bridge be erected, I've inspected and rated numerous bridges in Providence and it will make a great addition to the city. Thanks for the post!