This sculpture in the sky successfully addressed congestion on a major commuter route, cutting trip times by more than half. Six lanes of capacity (three reversible lanes) are on 6’ wide piers in the existing median of the existing expressway in this urban environment. This functional sculpture design sets a new standard for solving highway congestion.
The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA) selected the expansion of the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway for their 2007 President’s Award for Excellence, as the top toll project in the world. The project has earned 13 industry awards and seven community awards.
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