Four Bears Bridge crosses Lake Sakakawea on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, providing critical access to the medical clinic, casino and tribal dancing grounds. The 4,500' long structure has 316’ typical spans that were erected in balanced cantilever.

A FIGG Bridge Design Charette™ was held with the public to select the aesthetic elements in conjunction with the theme of "The Three Affiliated Tribes", who are residents of Fort Berthold. During the charette participants voted for the unique pier shape, linear library along the pedestrian walkway telling the story of the native american culture, tribal medallions above the piers and aesthetic lighting. North Dakota’s first concrete segmental bridge has earned ten design awards, including a Globe Award for environmental awareness, presented by the American Road & Transportation Builders’ Association.

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