Tag: Pedestrian Bridge

It Takes a Village — and a Few Engineers and Architects — to Raise a College Graduate

Editor’s Note: Ayres Associates marketing intern Blaine Burnham is graduating this week from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He’s had a definite impact at Ayres in the past eight months – and he’s learned that Ayres has had a big impact on his life on campus. Here’s his story: Certain places on campus have made… Read More »

Old Bridge Will Offer New Views to Bikers, Pedestrians

Bicyclists and pedestrians in the northwest quarter of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, are watching with particular interest as construction workers carefully work 80 feet above the frigid Chippewa River, installing new railroad ties, railings, and decking on the aptly named High Bridge. Conversion of this 19th century railroad bridge will provide the first west-side access north… Read More »

Bridging the Trail Gap

Biking, jogging, and in-line skating in the Tampa area just got safer, thanks to a new Ayres Associates-designed pedestrian bridge. Before the bridge’s construction, people wanting to cross Old Tampa Bay between Clearwater and Tampa, Florida, had to dodge their motorized counterparts along State Road 60 (also known as the Courtney Campbell Causeway), where traffic… Read More »