oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Commendation for unconventional pedestrian bridge
|Article Title||Commendation for unconventional pedestrian bridge|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Feb 1971|
Extracted from text ... Commendation for unconventional pedestrian bridge The Moretele Gardens Pedestrian Bridge over the N1 at Hammanskraal is a unique structure resulting from the fusion of engineering innovation, accommodation of environmental constraints, and community requirements. Since its completion, the bridge has become a landmark because of its pleasing yet unusual shape. No similar structural system had previously been used in a bridge. Comments have been received that a more suitable location should have been selected for such a unique bridge, but it is appropriate that this bold statement of design and fabrication should serve the community of Hammanskraal, where technology and imagination can ..
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