Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge

The Michael S. Van Leesten Memorial Pedestrian Bridge was built on the existing piers from the old I-195 bridge across the Providence River. It connects downtown Providence with the College Hill and Fox Point neighborhoods.

Client:   Rhode Island Department of Transportation
Designer:   inFORM Studio
Photographer:   Steven Kroodsma

Project Features

  • Cast-in-place wingwalls
  • Abutment stems and pier pedestals and bridge decks
  • Straight and curved steel plate girders and rolled sections
  • Fabricated architectural steel bridge piers
  • Timber framing; timber piles
  • Micro piles
  • IPE timber decks
  • Architectural rail systems
  • Architectural wanna timber-steel
  • Framed fascia panels
  • Architectural masonry
  • Extensive architectural lighting.
  • Site work included: rip rap; precast concrete modular block river walls; grading; and embankment construction.
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