Peace Bridge by Santiago Calatrava, Calgary

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Calgary’s Peace Bridge was designed by award winning architect and bridge designer Santiago Calatrava, It was officially opened to the public on March 24, 2012. More than 6,000 citizen are using the Peace Bridge each day. Bridge deck is a combination of cast-in-place and pre-cast concrete. Structural painted steel, concrete, glass fibre rebar, stainless steel and structural glass was used in bridge construction.

Facts:
length of bridge: 126 m
total width: 8 m
total height: 5.85 m
total weighs: 1050 metric tonnes
total cost: $24.5 million

     $19.8 million: construction with contingency
     $3.45 million: design and engineering
     $1.25 million: administration, quality assurance, insurance, etc.

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credit: LitRato_Photography




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