Thursday, October 31, 2013

Bridging Shadyside and East Liberty

PITTSBURGH -- Construction of the new Highland Avenue Bridge between Shadyside and East Liberty is done! I started taking pictures of it when I knew the old scary, shoddy, shaky bridge was about to be demolished. The entire length is maybe 20 yards, but having it closed for many months made movement through the neighborhoods a nightmare.

Here's the old bridge. Ugly, unsafe, uninviting.












Let the demolition begin.


















Beginning the new span. Stripes over graffiti.










Almost done.









In the middle of the new bridge.