Los Angeles pushing envelope of bridge design

02/27/2013 | Atlantic Cities, The

Some bridge designs in Los Angeles are pushing the design envelope, with multi-modal transportation a priority, writes Marissa Gluck. The Gold Line bridge with its "curvilinear basket design" is one; and the proposed Sixth Street bridge replacement with its "repeated series of concrete arches" is another. "These bridges aren’t embracing decorative elegance for their own sake; they’re also serving a wider swath of the public, including bicyclists, pedestrians and trains," Gluck notes.

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