Gateway Bridge opens in Nashville, Tennessee
Nashville’s million Gateway Bridge was opened yesterday by the mayor of the US city. Focus of the 505m crossing is a 165m silver and red steel arch, reaching 58m above the Cumberland River. The bridge reconnects East Nashville to the city’s downtown, replacing the historic Shelby Street Bridge which was closed to traffic in 1998. Lead design consultant was HNTB Corporation and the lead contractor was Ray Bell Construction.