Stories tagged: pedestrian bridge
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
Florida bridge collapse victim’s uncle rages at ‘incompetence’
As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim’s uncle raged against what he called the “complete incompetence” and “colossal failure” that allowed people to …
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018
Getting There: Name this bridge that will become the University District’s gateway
The city of Spokane is currently seeking recommendations for what will become the University District Gateway Bridge’s true and official name. The call has been put out, by tweet, email, …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 6 a.m.
Work on U-District pedestrian bridge stops for season
Construction work on the University District pedestrian bridge has been halted for the season. Eventually the $12 million span will feature a central arch reaching 120 feet high.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:39 p.m.
Stampede on crowded Indian pedestrian bridge leaves 22 dead
A stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two railway stations in Mumbai during the Friday morning rush, killing at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, Indian …
Sun., June 25, 2017
9 projects that will transform Spokane’s city center
Spokane is in the midst of major transformations, with $800 million in public and private investment pouring into the city’s downtown and nearby neighborhoods.
Sun., Oct. 30, 2016
U-District building a healthy future
Three years ago, the idea of a new medical school seemed a bridge too far.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
University District pedestrian and bicycle bridge celebrated Monday, with construction to start in spring
New University District pedestrian and bicycle bridge could become a Spokane landmark.
Tue., April 28, 2015
Spokane City Council approves buying land for bridge
Supporters call it iconic and necessary, detractors use terms unfit for print, but the University District bicycle and pedestrian bridge inched closer to construction Monday as the Spokane City Council …
Thu., May 29, 2014
University District pedestrian bridge would link campus to South Side
The city of Spokane held an open house about the University District Bridge on Thursday presenting the $12 million to $13 million pedestrian bridge that would span Martin Luther King …
Tue., June 18, 2013
Council approves funds to design WSU Spokane pedestrian bridge
The Spokane City Council on Tuesday gave another endorsement to build a 120-foot-tall pedestrian suspension bridge linking Washington State University Spokane to East Sprague Avenue. The council already accepted $3.1 …
Sat., June 15, 2013
More input sought on Riverpoint bridge
Plans to build a pedestrian and bicycle bridge connecting the Riverpoint campus to the University District area along East Sprague Avenue were put on hold temporarily this week to allow …
Mon., April 25, 2011
Honda model chosen as troopers’ new ride
Ninety years ago, the Washington State Patrol was formed with troopers riding Indian motorcycles. The iconic bikes were replaced in recent years with BMW motorcycles for the state’s 43 troopers …