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Skybridge

Photos 

The inside of the Skybridge contains kaleidoscopic lighting. The lighting consists of 228 LED fixtures and 8,036 individual lights. The LEDs are capable of displaying various patterns. The lighting color and patterns are adjusted for events occurring in the area. For example, a red, white, and blue color scheme is used for the 4th of July festivities, and a red and green colourscheme is used throughout Christmastime.

Photo taken by VisitQuadCities

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #252431

Map 

Street View 

Description 

This bridge is notable because it is perceived by locals as a local landmark, just like the I74, Centennial, Crescent, and Arsenal bridges are considered their local landmarks.

Facts 

Overview
Cable-stayed bridge over River Drive (US67) on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Davenport, Scott County, Iowa
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 2005
Builders
- Holabird & Root of Chicago, Illinois (Architects)
- Neumann Monson PC of Iowa City, Iowa (Architects)
Design
Cable-stayed
Dimensions
Total length: 575.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.52029, -90.57494   (decimal degrees)
41°31'13" N, 90°34'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702346/4599356 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Davenport East
Inventory number
BH 55991 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • April 11, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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