Construction Update: West Thames Street Pedestrian Bridge

The West Thames Street Pedestrian Bridge, a permanent replacement for the SHoP-designed Rector Street Pedestrian Bridge erected as a temporary bridge after the attacks on September 11, 2001, has officially opened for use. Designed by WXY Architecture and engineers at Weidlinger Associates, the bridge spans 230 feet over West Street to provide a direct pedestrian connection to Battery Park City from the Financial District.

Architect: WXY Architecture; Structural Engineer: Weidlinger Associates; Client: Lower Manhattan Development Corporation and the Battery Park City Authority; Location: Financial District, New York, NY; Completion: 2019.