Pedestrian Bridges

BP Bridge, Millennium Park, Chicago

A girder footbridge designed by Frank Gehry, it is in the loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, United States. With total length is about 935 ft and 20 feet width, with a 14 ft 6 inches Columbus Drive clearance. 

Walkway over the Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY

The bridge is also called Poughkeepsie Railroad Bridge, Poughkeepsie-Highland Railroad Bridge, or the High Bridge. It is a steel cantilever bridge crosses the Hudson River between Poughkeepsie, New York (east bank) and Highland, New York (west bank). It is completed on January 01, 1889, built as a double track railroad, and the service went out on May 8, 1974 but it was opened for public on October 03, 2009 as a pedestrian bridge and cyclist bridge.

The Bridge of Peace, Tbilisi, Georgia

The bridge is a bow-shaped pedestrian over the Kura River in Tbilisi, Capital of Georgia, with the total length of 150m or 490ft, and officially opened on May 06, 2010. The Bridge of Peace is across Kura River which provides the view of (on one side) Metekhi Church, Narikala Fortress and statue of city’s founder Vakhtang Gorgasali and Baratashvili Bridge and Presidential Office, on the other side.

SeonimgyoBridge, Jeju Island, South Korea

SeonimgyoBridge is also called Seven Nymphs Bridge; nymphs are symbolizing the Korean legend. It is the first bridge with Ojakgyo, completed in 1984, with the cost about 400 million (Korea Tourism Organization). There’s a fee when using the bridge, it has 100 guard rails and 34 stone lanterns which light up at night.

Valley of the Giants Tree Top Walk, Walpole-Nornalup National Park, Australia

It is one of the main tourist draws within the Walpole-Nornalup National Park. The Tree top walk is 40m high walk-way. If you are not afraid of heights then explore the canopy of giant tingle trees from 130 ft above the forest floor. Tingle tree is the world’s largest tree and unique to this corner of Australia.

Hot Metal Bridge, Pittsburgh

The bridge is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania across the Monongahela River, is a truss bridge. It consists of two parallel spans; Monongahela Connecting Railroad, built in 1887, it carried conventional railroad traffic whereas, the Hot Metal Bridge, built in 1900, carrying crucibles of molten steel.

LibertyBridge in Falls Park, Greenville, SC

The bridge is is Greenville, South Carolina across Reedy River, with the length of 345ft, width 12ft, it was completed in 2004. 

The High Line, New York, NY

This is a former elevated freight railroad spur called the West Side Line, now, is a 1.6 km New York City park. It was redesigned and planted as an aerial greenway. 

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