December 18, 2019

    Bright Lights, Big Bridges

    Christmas is arguably the most beautiful time of year! Between the snow falling and Christmas lights, it is a winter wonderland. Some people take these seasonal light shows very seriously. People illuminate their houses, yards,...

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    Topics: unique bridges

    October 30, 2018

    From Haunted to Scary - These Bridges Don't Disappoint

    This week children across the country will don costumes and trick or treat their way to a pillowcase full of candy. Haunted Houses, corn mazes and hayrides have been in full swing since the beginning of October. Halloween is an...

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    Topics: unique bridges, frp bridge

    October 11, 2018

    Bridge Gets 21st Century Anti-Aging Solution

     

    A couple of weeks ago, we focused on the historical significance of one our FiberSPAN projects: Blackfriars Bridge. To recap, the 143-year-old, 221-ft. long wrought iron bowstring arch-truss structure is Ontario’s oldest...

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    Topics: unique bridges, frp bridge, FRP

    October 04, 2018

    Bridges With the Cool Factor

    Most people think of bridges as a way to get from point A to point B.  We certainly don’t usually attach the word “cool” to these practical structures. If you’re talking food, the adjective has been attached to restaurants like...

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    Topics: unique bridges

    March 14, 2018

    On the Charles Bridge

    Bridges are special to people and places for so many reasons beyond just connecting two points. Bridges represent history, challenges and successes and often serve as a city's signature landmark, enjoyed by all. Since bridges are...

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    Topics: unique bridges, Charles Bridge

    April 18, 2017

    A Modern Twist On Pedestrian Bridges

    In this day and age, big cities are seeking out ways to make their cities really stand out.  One increasingly popular way of doing this is to create innovative architectural designs to complement urban landscapes. We’re in the...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, unique bridges

    April 05, 2017

    Amazing Pedestrian Bridges Take Root in India

    Map photo below by Filpro (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0), via Wikimedia Commons

    Many of our recent blogs have highlighted some of the most architecturally creative and unique man-made pedestrian bridges in the...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, unique bridges

    April 04, 2017

    History and a View: The Kinzua Sky Walk

    There are many unique bridges in the world today, many of which are designated as historic landmarks. Unfortunately, these celebrated structures are often subject to the whims of Mother Nature. When disaster strikes, individuals,...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, unique bridges

    March 28, 2017

    Stand-Out Pedestrian Bridge Slithers Its Way Into Amsterdam

    This week, in our blog series on unique bridges, we're going back to the Netherlands. Amsterdam has a great number of bridges (over 1,200 to be exact) thanks to the various waterways twisting throughout the city. It's also one of...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, unique bridges

    March 21, 2017

    This “Waves” Bridge Makes a Splash in Singapore

    In a recent blog, the Gateshead Millennium Bridge needed a height that allowed boats to pass under it. Height is not an issue with this bridge, the next in our series of unique bridges, as its the highest pedestrian bridge...

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    Topics: pedestrian bridges, unique bridges