Calling All Artists: Design the Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley

(image courtesy of Pasadena Star-News)

Plain vanilla Caltrans bridges are out, iconic gateway bridges are in.

From the Pasadena Star-News, in anticipation of the construction of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension, artists are being asked to submit proposals for the design of a bridge over the 210 freeway that will serve as an “iconic statement and a gateway to the San Gabriel Valley.” The 739-foot bridge will span the 210’s eastbound lanes near the Santa Anita Avenue exit, welcoming drivers and future Foothill Extension riders to the San Gabriel Valley.

The Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority will be accepting artists’ qualifications and submissions at the link below until April 28.

Link to full story: Welcome to the Valley: Proposed bridge would become region’s landmark

Link to download the proposal: Metro Gold Line – Business Opportunities

1 comment

  1. I Will Ride says:

    […] Earlier this week we posted a story from the Pasadena Star-News about an open design bid for an “iconic” bridge over the 210 freeway in anticipation of the construction and opening of the Gold Line Foothill Extension. We recently received an important update from Habib Balian that all artists who are submitting design bids should be aware of. The email is pasted below. Important information in bold. […]

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