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Cambridge Pedestrian Bridge
#11
I like both of them. Build one quickly!
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#12
It would be cool if it had the Steampunk look to it. That would suit old Galt.
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#13
I think it does have a steampunk look!
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#14
I love the idea of a pedestrian bridge in that area, and the old rail pier is a great opportunity. Adding an observation window, and putting some extra decoration on things, is just a cool bonus. Full approval of either design, with a slight preference for the first one.
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#15
(01-27-2016, 10:34 PM)Canard Wrote: I think it does have a steampunk look!

They could add more. Brass pieces, big rivet ... if that oculus in the first proposal looked like a giant gear, etc.. stuff like that would be really unique.
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#16
Make it look like a giant monocle. :-P
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#17
Here's the current state of the bridge.

   

   
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#18
Coming along nicely!
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#19
The more I think about the location of this bridge, the more I scratch my head.

   

The three red lines I've drawn in the lower section of this map represent existing bridges.

The two blue lines, at the top and the bottom, represent the under-reconstruction Fountain St. Bridge, and the new Pedestrian bridge.

The two orange lines, a and b, show two areas I think a pedestrian bridge would be more helpful.  The location where the new one is going now is so close to 97 that it seems like a bit of a waste.  If we were going to spend all that money to build a bridge, wouldn't it be better to be in a location where there aren't any bridges?

I think about this mainly because my commute by bicycle from the Northeast end of Cambridge, to central Kitchener, looks something like this (to avoid Fountain/King/Shantz Hill at rush-hour):

   

I have to go waaaay South, because there's no bridge between Fountain St. and Park Hill Road.

Although, looking at the map this way, I realize there are a ton of environmental concerns and huge engineering challenges with the terrain all along there. So I'm probably just rambling...
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#20
It is a dumb place for a bridge since to get from one side to the other side is 5 minutes walking.

A much better place would be adding onto the railway bridge to allow students cross the river to go to GCI, currently most students cross on the railway bridge
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