Broadway Bridge crosses the Halifax River (also the Intracoastal Waterway) near the famed speedway, linking downtown to the beaches. The bridge design was developed in community design charettes led by Linda Figg. Participants voted on a theme of "Timeless Ecology" which was manifested in many ways, including unique glass tile mosaics depicting wildlife native to the area. As pedestrians cross the bridge, they experience 18 different wildlife mosaics, approximately 262’ apart. Piers are wrapped in mosaics of dolphins and manatees, seahorses and crabs, representing the sea life in the Halifax River. The handrail is unique and carries a wave pattern, also found on the pier mosaics. Winner of eight awards, including the 2001 International Bridge Conference Gustav Lindenthal Medal.
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