Grand Avenue Streetscape And Bridge
St. Louis, MO
The new Grand Avenue Bridge project is located on one of the key north-south routes in St. Louis, providing the main linkage between the Midtown and South City areas. The bridge also links the St. Louis University main campus with the medical campus and the Grand Center and South Grand entertainment and commercial districts. The new bridge has a large landscape median, better separation of vehicular and pedestrian traffic, wider sidewalks, and a bike lane in each direction. Ornamental steel towers give the bridge civic scale and serve as beacons at night. The bridge design coordinates with the design of a new transit plaza below, accessible to bus and light rail riders, pedestrians and bicyclists.